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The catch is...it's gotta be stateside (There's a lot of overseas bases that are nice, I know :P )
Thought it'd be fun to read each individual opinion and which bases would be your pick.
We've only been stationed at Tinker AFB. It wasn't too bad and I'd say it definitely caters more to families then to single people. Not much fun in my opinion, so we usually traveled to different states to hike, sight see, go caving, etc.. The housing on base looked nice, and going off base you have to be aware of which places to live in. The last house I lived in wasn't in the best neighborhood and I developed major anxiety living there (always fearful), but I did just give birth so my hormones made it worse. :P
That navy seals almost always have daughters once they are on a team because of the diving and jumping they do, the extreme environmental changes damage the already fragile male sperm.
They say it goes for pilots, subguys and other divers as well.
There's another study that says elite military wifes have so much extra stress that our bodies go into survival mode and as female sperm is more resilient it's harder for a male baby to implant.
The only guys I know who have sons had them before they were on the team or they are high up and don't do much if any diving or jumping.
Just wondering if anyone else with guys who have extreme environment jobs have mostly daughters
Btw I'm currently 9weeks, and the heart beat is 176, placenta on the left
So looking like a girl :P
My husband is deploying, and I need someone I can talk to, and hang out with. I have absolutely no one here, and this will be the first deployment I have been through since I've been married to my husband. This will be his fifth though...
We're trying to get married before the baby is here as we think it will be easier, I'm currently on my parents health insurance so everything is covered, but when little one is born he/she will have to go on his insurance because my dads won't cover the baby. I'm just curious how it all works, when we need to talk to his insurance company, if we're not married will they require a paternity test? Any advice would be great! Also, does anyone know how paternity leave works, will he get it if we're not married or only if we're married?
If we marry and I switch to his insurance will I have to change care to military doctors?
Sorry, a lot of questions in one!
He doesn't know how it all works since he's never had to go through it so we're both trying to figure it all out.