(Closed) When would a good time be to have a baby?

posted 5 years ago in TTC
  • poll: After marriage when is a good time to have a baby?
    Before marriage is just fine with me : (2 votes)
    5 %
    One to two years if you're ready : (30 votes)
    68 %
    Three to five years : (8 votes)
    18 %
    5+ years : (1 votes)
    2 %
    No babies for me please : (3 votes)
    7 %
  • Post # 3
    2622 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    I am a bit confused. Your poll is about us, the readers, but you present your situation which are verrrry different. If someone REALLY wanted kids and was 40, I might say before marriage or right away, but you are in no danger of getting too old upon marriage.

    So are you asking advice on what you should do in your circumstance? 

    Post # 5
    1524 posts
    Bumble bee

    my daughter had colic and id do it again. there are hard moments to every story but u always make it through. sometimes our head convinces us from what our hearts want. when your established career wise and settled i say go for it sometimes people set an age and are die hard for that limitation. take it more as a guideline not a minimum age standard (hope my rant made sense)

    Post # 6
    1524 posts
    Bumble bee

    me and my SO have a 26 year difference but we are still waiting for our second child because our lifestyle isnt set for another child yet so i DO understand ur situation and concerns remember guys can always have children for the most part. my SO has 12 brothers and sisters EEK!

    Post # 7
    11752 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

    I’m in the 1 year range, Fiance is in the yesterday range.  We talked seriously about it over the weekend and have decided to start TTC 3-6 months after the wedding, as long as we have the money saved up that we decided we would save before TTC.

    I honestly don’t think I’ll ever feel 100% “ready” for a child.  I’d be waiting many many many years if I waited until I was ready!

    Post # 8
    7771 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2010

    We waited two years, just over two years, and that was perfect for us! 

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