Age Had 1st Child Poll - Page 3 - Mothering Forums

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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#61 of 218 Old 06-13-2007, 12:26 AM
 
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Got PG at 18, had DD at 19.

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I was 29.
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DH and I were both 37
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I had just graduated with a BA in philosophy and was so very in love with a beloved man I married and am so very in love with now: ...

I was twenty-three

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I had DS two months before I turned 28.
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my hubby had his first at 19 and he and I had our first when he was 37
I asked if he was sure he wanted to do this again, since he was almost done with his son. He had no doubt that we were going to have a little girl. He always wanted his own little girl.:
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I was 28 when my son was born.
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I should have been 26, but DS ended up staying put an extra 11 days, so I was 27.

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I was 25.
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I was 21 when I had my oldest.
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i was the big fat 21... whoo hoo! (kinda wish i would of had ds sooner, i do not know how i lived 21 years w/out him)
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I was 39 and my dh was 50.

Kris wife to Stew and mom to Joey 8/03 who cares for , 2 frogs and a worm
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I was 20.

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you go, being!! so.....it's you and me, in the 40s. the poll says 3, but who's the other one? am i the oldest then? wow. i don't feel it. i'm 47 now, with a 6yo.

my dh was 46, btw, and i was 41 as i said.

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Me too. Didn't feel too young for me. I had definately already sown my wild oats.

I'm 32 now and have 4!: I feel you!
LOl, I'm 30 and have 6!! Talk about feeling : !!

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I was 19 and DH was 22.
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I was 29 going on 30. And for me this was the best age. And my husdand was 33.
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Hey Pamela-ya still there ? I'm now 42 w/ 2yo dd & amped to ttc a sib for dd!
Oh,: I'm a GOOOOING!

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First baby at 33 (32 week gestation), would have been 34 if the Doc hadn't forced him out.

Looks like the last baby, and it better be the LAST, will be at 44. Surprise surprise!

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For our 1st, I was 38 & DH was 51 - for our 2nd, I'll be 2 months short of 40 Don't know how you younger mommas do it - we still weren't really ready to be parents, but finally quit dithering & went for it!

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29, just about to turn 30. It was the perfect time.

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I was 30.
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One month before I turned 23, and two months before dh turned 25. It was a good age for us, we were ready emotionally, but financially, we probably could have waited. Though, I'm of the philosophy that you will never really have enough money. If we would have waited until we were more financially set, we probably would have had a harder time giving up luxuries that we did not have to give up in the first place since we had never had them.

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I was 19 and DH was 23.

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I was 19 when I gave birth to both of my boys
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