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what do you think about how young people are having babies these days? How old were you when you had your first?

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aangelmommie03

Asked by aangelmommie03 at 7:49 PM on Oct. 3, 2010 in Teens (13-17)

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  • I was 19.
    BradenIsMySon

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 7:51 PM on Oct. 3, 2010

  • I was 18
    FeelinYummy

    Answer by FeelinYummy at 7:54 PM on Oct. 3, 2010

  • I was 16 when our first dd was born, 24 with our second and 26 with our third.. Yep all by the same great man I am still married to today for almost 19 years.
    midnightmoma

    Answer by midnightmoma at 8:13 PM on Oct. 3, 2010

  • 14 years old and it was so hard, thanks to my mom!
    lonely33

    Answer by lonely33 at 9:05 PM on Oct. 3, 2010

  • at 14? you have to be vary strong person. i give you alot of credit for that.. i was 18 when i had my first child & turned 19 at 9 days after i had him! & it was hard for me then..
    aangelmommie03

    Comment by aangelmommie03 (original poster) at 9:18 PM on Oct. 3, 2010

  • I think it's sad, and i always wonder WHY these girls felt the need to have sex and be mothers so young.
    We just moved to TX and my daughter said there are at least 6 girls at the school who are pregnant and she knows 2 of them already have one kid
    charlotsomtimes

    Answer by charlotsomtimes at 10:49 PM on Oct. 3, 2010

  • Actually, teen pregnancy rates are going down. But I was 24 when I had my son, turned 25 about 6 weeks later.
    tyfry7496

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 12:46 AM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • I was 18 when I had my first child and placed him for adoption. I had my second at 20 and took care of him on my own. It was difficult but it was the best descion I have ever made. I wish I had the strength and knowledge of how to raise my first child on my own.

    I am sad when I see young mothers, girls pregnant. I know the rates are declining which I think is awesome, in my class alone I know there were at 3 of us (that was a class of 40). I often wonder what issues they have that they are trying to resolve with sex (I know now what mine were and I wish someone had been there for me to teach me I was worthy of more, that I was lovable without having to give up my body to a boy to feel loved and wanted and needed, and that I didn't have to define myself by having a man in my life. Unfortuantely my parents didn't give me that, and its not something you learn on your own.)
    blessedwboysx3

    Answer by blessedwboysx3 at 1:47 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • I was 20
    I think it is sad. I know most are unplanned and it can really disrupt your life at such a young age.
    Roadfamily6now

    Answer by Roadfamily6now at 3:50 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • I was 25. I think it is terribly sad.
    CometGirl

    Answer by CometGirl at 7:51 PM on Oct. 5, 2010

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