For those of you who had a baby young do you feel it was worth it what's your story?
I'm 22 not quite a teen but I'm 11 and a half weeks around there now I'v told my OH he is only 20 going to be 21 he is very accepting and supportive of me even tho he also thinks we are young he said he is going to love his baby and already does.
Im 19, with a nearly 21 month old daughter. My DH and I planned our daughter when I was only 17 years old, after an mmc. Some people have called us crazy, stupid, etc, but we are doing great So yes, I do feel it is worth it!
I had my first child at 17 (DH was 19 when she was born) and I am now almost 13 weeks pregnant with my second (I got my BFP 3 days after my 19th birthday).
So I don't think 21 is too young for your first child lol.
I wouldn't change my family for anything in the world, having a child and getting married young has allowed me to mature and become an actually stable person. Time haven't always been easy but right now, I can look back and be proud of just how far I've come, and know that there is much more to look forward to. I don't think age has anything to do with your ability to be ready for, and care for a child/ren.
I had my first at 14. Then my second at 17. I find it was worth it. I couldn't be happier. I don't feel like I missed out on anything, or didn't get the chance to do anything, like I know many mothers do feel. I do find I may have had it easier than a lot do though, but through good & bad in my babies lives, I've never been happier!
I was 17 when I conceived my daughter, already living with my OH, both had jobs, we'd spoken about the 'if we got pregnant' scenario, and so to be honest we were over the moon when we found out (though we didn't find out till I was 8-9 weeks due to me just 'not noticing' I'd missed a period ) AND a little scared too! OH's family were very supportive and happy for us when we told them the news, mine, on the other hand, were less supportive and were more dissapproving. But I gave them the choice of being in mine and my child's life, or not, and needless to say, they chose being in our lives. At 18 I had my daughter, one of the two happiest days of my life
We were fine financially, and and when our daughter was 8 months ish we decided to have another. We DID have some relationship problems when our daughter was 9 months, and OH left me. But after only a couple of days we met and talked, and we sorted it out. Which was bloody good, as I took a pregnancy test 2 weeks (or so) later, to find I was pregnant again! Both families, with the exception of my mum, were happy for us. Mum came around quickly.
Now, I'm 20, I have a 2 1/2 year old daughter, and a 13 1/2 month old son, we live together with OH/FOB and couldn't be happier. Yes financially some months it's a struggle, but we think on our feet and we get by, every single time. We wouldn't change having kids when we did, it may be harder bringing up kids young, but it's worth every single struggle. They give our lives purpose and bring happiness and laughter to our world. I wouldn't change a thing.
Im 18 and 40 weeks pregnant. I LOVE it. I couldn't imagine my life any other way and I don't see it as being any different if I waited a few more years. Age makes no difference. Me and my partner had only just met when I fell pregnant but we are so happy we made the right decision in keeping our baby who should be here very soon. We both have jobs (well, I'm on maternity leave atm), both have our own cars and will hopefully be living together in the next few months. As far as I can tell it will all be worth it and I won't regret a thing
I dont miss my old life, not for a second. Alcohol and clubs have nothing on this! Becoming a mum has already been the best thing to ever happen to me already and he isn't even here yet.
Well, I was 19 when I fell preg with DS and 20 when I had him. I don't regret a thing. I wasn't the kind interested in partying, I'd already travelled a lot and I've still managed to work at my degree. I took a year out to spend a year with my son but managed to go back afterwards. I'm now pregnant with my second
Honestly though, if I'd been 17,18 or younger, maybe I wouldn't have been ready.
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