(Closed) baby planning

posted 4 years ago in Babies
Post # 2
2167 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

I’m 26 and had my daughter 3 months ago, and I was 25 at the time of my pregnancy and her birth. My husband is 27. He’s tired already trying to keep up with one baby at his age so I don’t think hubby’s age and energy level matters much. Women are geared more to be maternal and just get it done.

Are there more things you want to do as a married couple without kids? If so, I recommend doing those things and then have kids. 

Post # 3
7350 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2012

I guess I just don’t understand why some people feel insistant on some random “waiting period” after getting married to have kids. I think it’s different for everyone and you should have kids when you feel it’s right.

Certainly couples who haven’t been together long, or maybe didn’t live together before marriage might want to take some time to enjoy life and get adjusted. But if you’re someone who has already lived together for years and getting married was adding a legal piece of paper, I don’t really see how waiting a while changes things. It’s all a matter of when you’re ready.

Post # 4
2942 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

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kayla987 :  DH and I pulled the goalie on our wedding night.  The only reason to wait is if you have a specific goal or milestone you want to hit.  “I want to own our house,” “I want to travel to x,” “We need to make x money to comfortably afford child care.”

Post # 5
1386 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

Up to you. DH and I were together 6 years before getting married and another two before having a baby. We wanted to travel to specific locations and be secure in our careers beforehand. Plus, we were on the fence about its. 

With that being said my dad was 42 when I was born (he’s still pretty active and in his 70s now). I never felt that he didn’t have a lot of energy. We’re having our first baby and DH is 35. It really does depend, but if you’re ready you’re ready. 

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Post # 6
3899 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: January 2017

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kayla987 :  You guys have been together 4 years already, whatcha waitin’ for? 

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