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Before you actually became a parent at what age did you plan or would have liked to have children?

I wanted to have childern by 25 the latest, but I had my first daugther at 27 pregnant at 26 so not too far off lol.


Asked by cynprz at 3:24 PM on Dec. 31, 2009 in Just for Fun

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  • My original life plan didn't include children at all, and I joked that if I didn't have kids by the time I was 25, I would consider my eggs expired. When we were 22, my husband told me he wanted a child. I thought about it for around 6 months and around our 4th wedding anniversary, we started trying to get pregnant. I had our first child right before our 5th anniversary when we were 23, and our second (and last) two months after I turned 26, right before our 8th wedding anniversary.

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 4:23 PM on Dec. 31, 2009

  • i planned 23 but i was 19 bad plannig huh.. lol but i love being a mom

    Answer by tiffandgene2009 at 3:27 PM on Dec. 31, 2009

  • I had no planned age for children. All I knew was that I wanted to be married before I had a family. I was married 5 years before my first was born.

    Answer by jesse123456 at 3:28 PM on Dec. 31, 2009

  • I never really planned on having children. My husband and I had not even discussed it. I ended up pregnant when hubby and I were both 24. It was a surprise, as was our second daughter 2 years later. We love them both to pieces and don't regret the way it happened at all, even though we didn't plan on starting a family.

    Answer by vicesix at 3:28 PM on Dec. 31, 2009

  • I was never sure, and I was 24 when we had our first.

    Answer by Precious333 at 3:31 PM on Dec. 31, 2009

  • at least 25 preferably 27. but i ended up having my first at 17, my second at 19, and my third at 21. i was married at 16. reality fell far from what i planned.

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:38 PM on Dec. 31, 2009

  • I got pregnant at 20 almost 21 and I wanted to have children or start at 23 or 24.

    Answer by bjw_053109 at 3:40 PM on Dec. 31, 2009

  • I planned 23yrs old, 24yrs old at the latest for my first. I was 21yrs old instead. Not quite what I had planned, but it was a very welcomed surprise.

    Answer by WannabeMommy87 at 3:40 PM on Dec. 31, 2009

  • We started plannig when i was 16, got pregnant, had DD at 17 and now TTC for baby no. 2. too young? i know, but i want to get my baby having days over and done with before i start teaching high school.

    Answer by shortycmlb at 3:47 PM on Dec. 31, 2009

  • I wanted to be married and starting my family by 25. Instead I got married and started it at 30.

    Answer by Amaranth361 at 3:50 PM on Dec. 31, 2009