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Children after DH turns 40?

Anonymous
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What are your thoughts on having children after your DH turns 40?

My DH and I want more children. He is 36 and I am 26. Ideally, we would like to have more children before he turns 40, but life can sometimes get in the way of plans...so do you think it's a bad idea for a man to father children after he turns 40?


Posted by Anonymous on Sep. 2, 2013 at 12:49 AM
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KawaiiPika
by on Sep. 2, 2013 at 12:51 AM

As long as he is fit and healthy and maybe some genetic testing is done to be sure yall arent carriers of anything (if you dont have any kids now) then why not?

Dzyre1115
by Desiree` on Sep. 2, 2013 at 12:52 AM

 We had our last baby three weeks before my husband turned 39.....he's tired!

Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Sep. 2, 2013 at 12:53 AM
Mine was 38 or so when we had our last. He is a type 1 diabetic. There were no issues.
Anonymous
by Anonymous 3 on Sep. 2, 2013 at 12:53 AM

I think it's fine. He'll be 40, not 80.

Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Sep. 2, 2013 at 12:53 AM

If you could do it over would you try to have kids sooner/younger?

Quoting Dzyre1115:

 We had our last baby three weeks before my husband turned 39.....he's tired!



VarelaClan
by on Sep. 2, 2013 at 12:54 AM
My husband is 37, both of us refuse to do anything permanent to prevent pregnancies, we use NFP, soooo...we could easily find ourselves in that situation.
Bluerose1482
by Ruby Member on Sep. 2, 2013 at 12:55 AM

My husband was in his early 50's when we had children. 

Pink.Frosting
by Ruby Member on Sep. 2, 2013 at 12:55 AM

My dh is 42 and if I could have another one, I would.

KendallsMommee
by Spoiled SAHM on Sep. 2, 2013 at 12:56 AM
Ha!

Dh was 50 and I was 33 when dd (6) was born. He already had 3 grown sons from a previous marriage as well. AND a grandchild ...lol.

No biggie.

He's a wonderful father.
Dzyre1115
by Desiree` on Sep. 2, 2013 at 12:56 AM

 We have three children, they're 20, 10 and 7.  We had a hard time getting pregnant the second time, so we didn't think there would be a third.  But there is.  So we never planned for a third but we never took any precautions because of our history.

Quoting Anonymous:

If you could do it over would you try to have kids sooner/younger?

Quoting Dzyre1115:

 We had our last baby three weeks before my husband turned 39.....he's tired!

 

 

 

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