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What age were you?

when you started having children and are you glad you had them at the age you did or do you wish you would have waited or started sooner?

 
Christmaslver68

Asked by Christmaslver68 at 10:28 AM on May. 18, 2011 in Just for Fun

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Answers (26)
  • I was 27, and I'm glad I waited that long, but DH and I had only been together a few months, so I wish I had waited longer in our relationship. That said, I wouldn't change it, because my son is wonderful!
    musicpisces

    Answer by musicpisces at 12:13 PM on May. 18, 2011

  • I was 17 when I got pregnant and definitely wish I would have waited until I was atleast in my 20s. I dont regret having my first 3 older kids. I had all 3 by the time I was 22 yrs old. I do regret not appreciating them as much as I do my younger two though. I am alot more patient now that I am older and more experienced in life then I was when I was a first time mom.
    gemgem

    Answer by gemgem at 10:29 AM on May. 18, 2011

  • I was 26-28
    I wish I had met my husband earlier so I could have had 1 or 2 more
    We lost out 1st to stillbirth and our son has autism
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 10:29 AM on May. 18, 2011

  • Had my first at 36... definitely right for me... since I graduated college at 32 (went back at 28) and got married at 34.

    Crafty26

    Answer by Crafty26 at 10:32 AM on May. 18, 2011

  • 21 and 27, not that they're here I wouldn't change a thing. Having DS as immature as I was forced me to grow up overnight and I'm so glad. Honestly he was a life saver - literally.
    yesmaam

    Answer by yesmaam at 10:33 AM on May. 18, 2011

  • I was 23 with the first. I told dh that I didn't want to have any kids after I was 28, I'm 30 now and just had my 4th, but that's it for us!!!
    AmandaH321

    Answer by AmandaH321 at 10:39 AM on May. 18, 2011

  • 21 when I had my mom. perfect age for me.
    -lovingliam-

    Answer by -lovingliam- at 10:29 AM on May. 18, 2011

  • I had my first at age 20, last at age 26. I am glad I had mine when I did. My youngest is 8. As drained and tired as I feel these days, I'm not sure if I could have a baby now. Lol
    RelaxedMom2-3

    Answer by RelaxedMom2-3 at 10:31 AM on May. 18, 2011

  • I was 17 when my 1st was born and yeah I wish I would have waited but then I think but if I had waited would I have still gotten my beautiful, smart DD? so I am glad she is here even if it ment growing up and being an adult sooner than I thought and I was and still am married to her daddy.
    momto4girzls

    Answer by momto4girzls at 10:35 AM on May. 18, 2011

  • I was 18 when I got pregnant, 19 when my son was born. I have never regretted it - despite it not being a choice I made. I feel like he saved me, in a sense - I was on a downward spiral, sort of, and probably would've continued down a bad path if he hadn't come along. It was always the right choice.
    AdensMama0308

    Answer by AdensMama0308 at 10:38 AM on May. 18, 2011

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