What's the best age gap between kids?

There are pros and cons to back-to-back pregnancies, or waiting a few more years before diving back into baby land. We weigh all of the options.
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Back-to-back pregnancies mean putting your head down and pushing through another round of diapers and sleep deprivation. Or you could experience life on the other side for a year or two before plunging back into baby land…

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version of this article appeared in our November 2016 issue with the headline “Mind the gap,” p. 84.

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