Post # 1
I am just wondering how long most people were married before they started TTC? My Fiance and I are excited to start a family, and many of my friends already have kids after being married anywhere from a month to a few years. A few of my friends who married recently say they want to wait at least 3+ years to have kids. We don’t really see the reason to wait that long…besides the fact that I love my dogs like furbabies haha!!
Post # 3
We’re waiting about 6 months. So this summer. In a perfect world we’d wait at least a year, but we’re in our mid-thrities…so for me time is of the essence.
Post # 4
For us since we’re in our 30’s waiting didn’t really make sense. We started almost right away.
Post # 5
We’re starting this month, so 8 months for us. I knew 4 couples (including us) who I graduated high school with that got married last summer. 2 are already pregnant and we’re about to start trying.
Post # 6
I’m in my 30’s so we’re definitely not waiting 3+ years. If I was in my earlier 20’s I could see that being reasonable. We’re waiting about a year, only because we have vacation plans for this spring that where being pregnant wouldnt be ideal.
Post # 7
We started on our honeymoon 🙂
Post # 8
my last BC pill was taken the week before our wedding…
Post # 9
At least two more years. 😉 I’m nowhere near 30 and have other things to sort out first!
Post # 11
Im 29 and Darling Husband and I have been together since high school. We waited to get married (though we’ve been common law for a decade +) for a ton of reasons (education, careers, housing, money, maturity, ect) but I was very adamant to not have children until we were. We were married in May and decided to start trying this winter…but the 1 time we missed being careful in Sept brought us this wonderful blessing. I’m due 3 weeks after our 1 year anniversary 🙂
Post # 12
Thought I would answer my own question a little too!! I am 28…by the time we get back from our honeymoon, I will be pushing 29, and just don’t see the point to waiting since we want more than one child and I will be high-risk due to other health reasons. We had planned on waiting like 2 years but my GYN suggested we consider trying earlier…that’s all I needed to hear for me to go all baby crazy! 😀
Post # 13
Why wait longer? Because we want to travel (like, literally travel the world – 10+ countries), have the opportunity to change careers, possibly move to New Zealand, play around with starting up a photography business, and in general just have time to enjoy being married before we have a baby. I don’t really understand why people rush into that phase so quickly. You never get to be childless again once you’ve had the kid…and the world/life has SO much to offer if you’re willing to get out there and find it. (I am 28, if that helps)
Post # 14
At least 5 more years while I get through graduate school 🙂 Which would put us at 6+ years. However, I’m 22, so I have time.
Post # 15
we’re starting right after our 2nd anniversary! we’ve done a good amount of traveling together and it just feels like we’re as ready as we can be!
Post # 16
- Wedding: June 2011 - Sydney, Australia
We started before the weddding!