10. You’ll feel stronger about your parenting decisions.
The first time around you question yourself at every step. It can be hard to tune out the contradictory advice you receive. Even a trip to the pediatrician can feel overwhelming. Second kid? You’ve got it covered. You’ll tell the hospital staff exactly what you need. When Grandma offers her advice, you won’t lay awake at night wondering if she’s right even though it doesn’t follow what you read online. You’ll trust yourself and it will make life a lot easier.