(Closed) Waiting to have a baby until 29

posted 7 years ago in Babies
  • poll: How old were you when you had your first baby?
    20-24 : (8 votes)
    7 %
    25-29 : (46 votes)
    41 %
    30-34 : (54 votes)
    48 %
    >35 : (3 votes)
    3 %
    Less than 20 : (2 votes)
    2 %
  • Post # 3
    5494 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2011

    Wow I feel old.  I’m currently 27 and just last night told Fiance that I  don’t even want to think about kids until at least 30.  then we can talk.  

    Post # 4
    1835 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: December 2010

    The “average” age for women to be TTC now is 32. 

    Post # 5
    952 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    I’m hoping to be pregnant by end of year. I’ll be 29. Sometimes that’s just the way it works out. I’m not worried at all. 

    Post # 8
    2562 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: July 2010

    I am hoping to be pregnant sometime this year (I am 27, 28 in august).

    Post # 9
    14345 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    I’ll be 32 when I start TTC.  Hit that average right on the head!  =)

    Post # 10
    1124 posts
    Bumble bee

    I’m not pregnant yet, but I’m hoping to start TTC next year.

    EDIT: Guess I should probably include that I just turned 23.

    Post # 11
    1183 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: April 2012

    @Meowkers: EXACT SAME HERE!

    Post # 12
    3049 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: January 1991

    Now days, I’ve heard several women having their first child between the ages of 30-34. I am definitely going to wait until I’m 30 to have kids… IF I have kids 🙂 Then again, you do hear a lot of women who have trouble becoming pregnant. It’s a hard process but worth it if you feel you need to wait. And who knows, even if you start now you may have the same type of difficulties. Goodluck! 🙂

    Post # 13
    2392 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    I didn’t vote because I haven’t had a baby and don’t intend to, but I do want to assure you that it’s pretty normal to wait until 29 or later.  Of all the dozens of women I know, only four have had or are planning to have kids before age 30.

    Post # 14
    3587 posts
    Sugar bee

    I’ll have my 1st baby in September. I turn 30 next month.

    Post # 15
    374 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: January 2011

    We’re waiting until we’re married to start a family and I’ll be 34 a month after the wedding.  It’s not a big deal.  It was important for both of us to have as much fun as possible being childless because we have seen a lot of friends have children too young and then feel trapped. 

    Post # 16
    240 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2011

    We are not going to start TTC until I am 29 1/2 (haha) – basically around our one year anniversary. We are planning on two for sure, hopefully three. I have 6 really close girlfriends from college, and most of us are waiting until our 30’s. I think it’s a great age to have kids – you’re established, have money, got the partying stuff out of the way – I say don’t be paranoid and go for your masters!

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