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

posted 10 years ago in Babies
  • poll: How soon after your marriage did you try to get pregnant?

    Immediately after

    1 to 3 years

    3 to 6 years

    6+ years

    We don't want kids.

  • Post # 32
    610 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    Originally we were going to start right away. But, we have decided to hold off at least until the honeymoon in september or maybe up to another year to give us time to finish our house renovations, do some travelling, pay off some debt and hopefully buy a house and sell our townhouse.

    Post # 33
    4753 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    Im not married but it will be several years I’m not getting married to have children.

    Post # 34
    245 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2009

    About 6 months or so.

    Post # 35
    1600 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    We’re both young, so we would like to wait until 4-5 years, depending on where we’re at financially, and geographically.

    I do not want to have kids until I have no more debt (only have 20,000 so it should be doable) we have a house, and have been settled long enough to get benefits and mat leave. Idealistic perhaps, but here’s hoping!

    Post # 36
    2063 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

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    @ceamoste: I like the idea of waiting until debt is paid off… My Fiance and I definitely want kids after a couple years… That will motivate us to get his school loans paid off!

    Post # 37
    2580 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    We will probably wait a couple years. I have a feeling we’ll probably be moving to a new city in a year or two if Fiance doesn’t get a promotion with his current company, and I’d like to be a little bit settled somewhere before we start trying. Fiance (and his parents!) are probably ready now, but I’m only 25 and I’d like a little more “us” time before we have a baby.

    Post # 38
    1493 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2009

    We’re trying this fall around 2 years of marriage. I didn’t want to rush into kids and enjoy our lives. I’m glad that we did too.

    Post # 39
    106 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    We got married in June and started trying in January. We figured it’d take some time to fall pregnant, but crazy enough by Feb I got a BFP.

    Post # 40
    81 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    Getting married in September and will start TTC right away. i think we should just stop being careful now, what are the odds it would happen THAT fast right? BUT I don’t want to be preggers for my bachelorette or wedding day I suppose 🙂

    Post # 41
    167 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    Well our wasn’t planned but we’re getting married in September and I’m 5 weeks! We were hoping to wait at least a year.

    Post # 42
    17 posts
    • Wedding: December 2009

    About 7 months.  We waited until just after this past New Years.

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