I'm 19 and I have two kids. My little boy is a little over two years and my daughter just turned one. My son was born 1 1/2 months before I turned 17 and my daughter was born a couple months after I turned 18.
I'd totally have another kid now if I wasn't going back to uni! (although that is working on the assumption that I'd have a job instead...)
I think having a baby makes you more broody, but if you can comfortably afford to provide for them why not
And there are plenty of teen mums who got pregnant because of problems with contraceptives so I can totally see how it would happen more than once. Every time I feel queasy or my boobs hurt I'm like 'OMG I'm pregnant, the condom must've split...'
How do you teen moms do it!? I need honest replies on how hard or managable it is, cuz am 17 and i want one but i decided to wait until i am more stable cuz i will be leaving beauty school soon, so i think i can wait until i start making some good money, but sometimes the urge is so great and so strong, i'm sexually active, so sometimes during sex i just tell my boyfriend to go for it!!!!!!
^ BnB doesn't support under 18s TTC, just to let you know hun.
Um having kids at a young age - HARD, but manageable. You have good days and bad days, just as ANY aged mother does. Financially, it can be harder. You should definately wait until you've finished beauty school and got some savings, because believe me, kids do NOT come cheap. And you'll need to take time off from work aswell. And relationship wise, it puts a HUGE strain on relationships when you have children. So make sure a child is what both you AND he wants (when you're 18+). I wouldn't change having my kids at a young age, but it's definately not easy, any parent will tell you that.
i had my first at 17 then we chose to have another, got pregnant about 14 months after my daughter was born. they'll have about 22 months inbetween them. number 2 was planned though like i said. i turned 19 three days before my second positive.
if you have the option, being financially stable before hand is a realllllly good idea. it is really my only complaint about being a teen parent. ive been out of the house since just after turning 17 and times get very very hard when you have to choose between food and rent.
we wouldnt have tried for number two if we werent in a much better financial situation than before.
We bust our asses to make sure our kids have everything they need.. Being young doesn't mean we can't support our children. Emma was planned and I thank god everyday she's here, even with the financial issues we face. If you aren't stable, you shouldn't be ttc.
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