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How old were you when you had your first child?

Do you feel like you were the right age, or do you wish you had your child when you were younger or older?

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Asked by lilymama03 at 11:26 AM on Nov. 9, 2009 in Just for Fun

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  • I had my son when I was 24, I think it was the right age

    Answer by Juicy_Mom_of_2 at 11:27 AM on Nov. 9, 2009

  • I don't think there's a "right" age or a wrong age.

    whatever you feel is right should matter most.

    I was 23 when I had my first....but we'd been ttc for a year - we'd also been married already for 3 years.

    Answer by hypermamaz at 11:28 AM on Nov. 9, 2009

  • 36. This was the right age for me.

    Answer by anng.atlanta at 11:30 AM on Nov. 9, 2009

  • I had my daughter when I was 23, and I honestly think it was the perfect age.

    Answer by MacyKaysMommy at 11:30 AM on Nov. 9, 2009

  • 30 right age for me

    Answer by momtolucas2002 at 11:33 AM on Nov. 9, 2009

  • i was 16. no, i do not wish that i had been older. more experienced at life- yes. but life experience does not necessarily come with age... i have seen, done, and lived through experiences that many 2X my age, have not. that said, having had my children so young (@ 16, 20, 22) it had lead me into life experiences that i may never have otherwise faced, and presented many challenges that have affected who i have become, and will continue to become as a person. i am relieved that i was spared the "teenage politics" and simply "became"- i am a much freer person for it.

    Answer by ObbyDobbie at 11:33 AM on Nov. 9, 2009

  • I was 18 and I feel that was the right age for me

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:34 AM on Nov. 9, 2009

  • 20, and she was planned, and it was the right age for me.

    Answer by Ati_13 at 11:35 AM on Nov. 9, 2009

  • 23, and even tho she was a complete surprise it was the perfect age for both of us.

    Answer by okmanders at 11:37 AM on Nov. 9, 2009

  • 31 when I gave birth(30 when got pregnant).

    I wish Id have had him a bit younger but such is life.

    Answer by Amaranth361 at 11:37 AM on Nov. 9, 2009

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