(Closed) How soon after your marriage did you try to get pregnant?

posted 7 years ago in Babies
  • poll: How soon after your marriage did you try to get pregnant?
    Immediately after : (38 votes)
    31 %
    1 to 3 years : (52 votes)
    42 %
    3 to 6 years : (22 votes)
    18 %
    6+ years : (3 votes)
    2 %
    We don't want kids. : (9 votes)
    7 %
  • Post # 3
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    44 posts
    Newbee
    • Wedding: January 2010

    9 months after

    Post # 4
    Member
    10288 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2011

    Not married yet but we don’t plan to start for 2-3 years after. 

    Post # 5
    Member
    2562 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: July 2010

    We started right after the wedding, but it is taking us a while … 11 months of trying thus far.

    Post # 6
    Member
    949 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: March 2010

    We started trying about 3 months after our wedding.  It took 10 months to get pregnant.

    Post # 7
    Member
    5655 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: April 2011

    We plan on starting TTC this fall… so that would be about 4 mths after the I Do’s =)

    Post # 8
    Member
    514 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: April 2011

    Wedding night!  It was hard to wait that long, but I didn’t want to deal with being pregnant on our wedding day.  

    I’m doing the 2WW now…

    Post # 9
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    11397 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: December 2010

    Complete oppisite. We started trying before we got married. We had been together for 3 years & 7 months plus had been living together for 4 months at the time we started trying. We got pregnant about a month before the wedding (and took us 4 months of trying) & didn’t know until 6 days after the wedding! But we lost the baby. 🙁 We don’t plan on trying again for about 2-3 years maybe longer! Due to the miscarriage & my diabetes. Even on our wedding day I went to the bathroom a few times to check to make sure aunt flow wasn’t a guest at the wedding also. Hubby & my mom kept saying I was pregnant but I didn’t believe them until I was over a week late.

    Post # 10
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    1940 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2010

    Because of my education/ career, it will be 3-5 years before we try to have kids.  I project that we will be 28-30 years old.

    Post # 11
    Member
    361 posts
    Helper bee

    I voted, but not married yet. We’ll start trying for my 3rd, his first after the wedding. We’re both in our 30’s and would like to have one together before my expiration date comes 🙂

    Post # 12
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    7314 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2010

    One month after the wedding for this baby.  But with my ex-husband, we waited 5 years before having our daughter. 

    Post # 13
    Member
    28 posts
    Newbee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    We plan on trying to get her pregnant a year to 2 years after the wedding. Mainly just so she can finish school and get a job with what she is going for. As for me hopefully I get a job for what I went for as well. 🙂

    Post # 14
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    1559 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2011

    We’re not married just yet (19 days! Yikes) but we’re planning to wait 2-4 years.

    I’m only 24, and while I love children, I don’t feel ready for them at this point in my life. Too much is up in the air-

    FI finding a full time job (architecture jobs are slim in our area right now), knowing where in the country we’ll be living as a result of finding said full time job, looming student loan payments, saving enough money to AFFORD a child (or at least the first years worth of baby clothes!)…. all these things have to work themselves out first. 

    Not only that, but I’ve said for years that I didn’t want to start having kids until I was AT LEAST 25. Now that I’m only a year away from that, I feel more and more comfortable with pushing that back to 26 or 27. 

    Post # 15
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    55 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: July 2011

    Well, we already have a child. In Norway it’s much more common to have children before you marry.

    But my child is almost 2,5 years old now and I want to try for the next one soon, but I need to get a job first so we’ll se. I’m graduating from college this summer, so hopefully I’ll get a job soon.

    Post # 16
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    13101 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2010

    We don’t plan to TTC until about 4 years after the wedding (aka about 3 years from now).  We wanted to wait until we reached a point where DH had been promoted through his company and was making enough that we could comfortably have me leave my job and be a SAHM.

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