Hello and age question

Discussion in 'Waiting To Try' started by MrsSLN, Jun 7, 2011.

  1. MrsSLN

    MrsSLN New Member

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    Hi Ladies, I'm new on here...just signed up a second ago :)

    Background: I'm 32, just married (April) to my lovely husband and we both want children - so I'm in the right place!

    Problem is, hubbie is going through a difficult time at work both financially and stress wise so he doesn't want children quite yet. I completely understand and I suppose it's now we're married and with everyone asking when we're having babies I'm feeling a bit pressured. Not helped with news articles recently on 'older mums' and 'IVF funding' as who knows...I might need something like that.

    Anyway, I came here to ask, if you don't mind...how old are you ladies who are trying or waiting to try?

    Thanks in advance...
     
  2. MrsSLN

    MrsSLN New Member

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    ignore me, I'm new and if I'd have looked more closely would have seen the over 35 thread...that will do me :) thanks, sorry for being a bit slow!
     
  3. odd_socks

    odd_socks Long Term WTT

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    welcome aboard :) i will be (hopefully) trying when im 27 i really worry that im already too late with all this "mother mums" stuff :hug:
     
  4. puppymom

    puppymom cautiously pregnant...

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    Oh, 27 is definitely not too late!
     
  5. odd_socks

    odd_socks Long Term WTT

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    :hugs:thank you, it feels like it around here :haha: everyone i know are on baby number 2,3 or 4 :dohh: :haha:
     
  6. puppymom

    puppymom cautiously pregnant...

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    Yes, I know what you mean. I always thought I'd be trying for my first when I was 25, but here I am now, almost 28 and I think this is the year! However, I am no longer in a rush, and know that we're waiting for a reason. As long as my body is healthy, waiting is only for the best.
     
  7. Flowerpot

    Flowerpot A new mammy to baby Lucia

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    I'm 31, married for three years and hoping to try for #1 in the next few months. I get panicked too when I hear all the older mother stuff on TV and that. We just havent been in the position to start trying before now.
     
  8. anniepie

    anniepie Well-Known Member

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    I'm 32 and hoping to be trying for our first towards the end of this year. Although fertility decreases after the age of 30, it's only a slight decrease, and not something you should really be concerned about until 35, when there is a dramatic decrease in AVERAGE person's fertility...doesn't mean you will have problems though (just as just because you're 18 doesn't mean you won't have problems). I worry about my age, but more because I wanted my first when I wasn't too old, and want 2-3 (so I'll be approaching the age when I MAY have problems when I have my 2nd and 3rd). I always wanted my first when I was about 25 and have been desperate for a baby since about then, but I'm actually now happy I waited until I was a little bit older as I'm such a different person now (and with a different partner!), and have a different outloo on life...

    Of course everyone has their own individual situations, and possibly reasons why they should get pregnant earlier (Odd_Socks, I know how important it is for you not to leave it, hun :hugs:)
     
  9. MrsSLN

    MrsSLN New Member

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    thanks ladies, feel so much better after reading your comments :) x
     
  10. chubbin

    chubbin Proud mum of one

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    I was 37 when I had my baby. Im now 38, and hoping to start ttc number 2 next month. Can anyone beat that? I feel ancient ha ha xx
     
  11. Tigerlily01

    Tigerlily01 Well-Known Member

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    I'm 31, and no plans for the immediate future. =)
     
  12. cleckner04

    cleckner04 Well-Known Member

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    I'm 24. WTT for our second next month. :flower:
     
  13. MrsGruffalo

    MrsGruffalo Me, DH and the budgies

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    I'm 25 (soon 26), and hopefully, we will be TTC around the time I turn 27 :)
     
  14. CJane

    CJane Well-Known Member

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    Hiya! I am 27 and had my son when I was 26. We will hopefully have #2 when I am 28.
     
  15. starlight2801

    starlight2801 Well-Known Member

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    MrsSLN don't worry yourself yet. I had my baby girl aged 35 after just 6 weeks of TTC and as she is just 3 months old I'm WTT for a brother or sister for her.

    The problem with research is it doesn't allow for individual differences x
     
  16. Twag

    Twag Mummy to Elliot & Izzy <3

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    I am 31 and will be 32 nearing 33 by the time we TTC for #1 I really worry about age too!

    I wanted to have my 1st LO when I was 25 when I was with my ex and I am so pleased now that I didn't as I have grown up a lot and met my soul mate who I do want to have children with!

    I have been broody forever it seems but I know one day it will be my turn

    :hug:
     

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