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View Poll Results: How old where you when you had your first child?
Under 20 115 11.84%
20-24 310 31.93%
25-29 317 32.65%
30-34 157 16.17%
35-39 60 6.18%
40-44 12 1.24%
45-49 0 0%
50+ 0 0%
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Old 06-11-2007, 11:59 PM
 
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39.

Oh, no, I'm the "old one"!
Then I'm old too... 38, three weeks shy of 39!
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Old 06-12-2007, 12:02 AM
 
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I was 33.
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I found out the day before my 33rd birthday that I was pregnant with my first, so it was a great birthday present! He was born 4 months shy of my 34th birthday. I had been told I'd never have kids, and my husband and I had been married 11 years.
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DS was born 2 days before my 29th birthday.

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I was 17. My "baby" will be 14 years old on July 13th! (Friday the 13th this year)!! My other 2 boys will be 13 and 11 this summer. Time flies!
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23, now I have 3 at 27:
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I was 26 when my first son was born.
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i was 22.

Denise, Mama to DS1 (7) and DD1 (5) and new baby due June 2012!

 
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I was 21. Will be having my 3rd at 27.

oAlisha- eternal companion to mike:, mother to three energetic boys (02):, (05), and (07) and one sweet little girl 3/13.  Two in heaven.7/21/2010, 11/05/2011 mecry.gif.

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i was 19 and am only 20 now it would be interesting to hear stories from other SAHM's that started young
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22 suprised it took this long but a good man needed to come around.
hope to have all my babies by 30

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Old 06-12-2007, 07:43 AM
 
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I was 29 when dd1 was born..................... and 39 (one month shy of 40) when dd2 was born.

Kim , mom to Amanda (16):, William (13), and Annie (5)
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I was 31. We had been trying for 2+ years to get pregnant because I wanted to have my first baby by the time I hit that magical 30. Oh, well. I lived anyway.

I would love to have a baby in my 40s, too, but dh thinks we should have the last one by the time I'm 40. We'll see. I always thought I'd be a young mom (that's what I hoped and dreamed for), but obviously, other plans were at work. I see good and bad to doing it both ways, though. For me, I'm excited that I get to have kids in the house all the way until it's time for retirement. My mom's empty nest at 41 always looked miserable to me.
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22 when dd was born, 24 for this baby on the way.
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26... DH was 29

Happy to be married to DH and SAHM to Brenden (10/16/06) and Jackson (5/3/09)! Expecting baby #3 in July
Homeschooling worked for me!
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I was 16, and still in high school. I managed to graduate 4 days after I had #2 at 18. My oldest will be 14 on July 17th!

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i was 18, and am now 19 with my 11month old DD
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I was 31
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I was 23....WAY too young!!
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Me too. Didn't feel too young for me. I had definately already sown my wild oats.
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23, now I have 3 at 27:
I'm 32 now and have 4!: I feel you!

It's lonely being the only XX in a house of XYs.
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I had my first at 18 and my second at 21-- I'm 23 now and plan on having a third in 5-6 yrs. (after my partner finishes his PhD and actually has time to spend with a new baby!)
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16. I had my 4th @ 21. I am now 23.

And the person who asked about stories from other young moms - have you checked the *really* young mamas tribe? There are some great mamas on there!
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I was 18 for the birth of my first. Turned 19, thirteen days later.

My second was born when I was 22.

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I was 19 when my 1st dd was born

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Just turned 24 when ds was born-we tried sooner but you know how that can go.
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I was 23 when I became a parent.

New signature, same old me: Ann- mama of 2 boys and 2 girls, partnered to a fabulous man.
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