Log In Sign Up

Mid-30's, unplanned pregancy, stable relationship


Forum: Unplanned Pregnancy

Notices

Welcome to the JustMommies Message Boards.

We pride ourselves on having the friendliest and most welcoming forums for moms and moms to be! Please take a moment and register for free so you can be a part of our growing community of mothers. If you have any problems registering please drop an email to boards@justmommies.com.

Our community is moderated by our moderation team so you won't see spam or offensive messages posted on our forums. Each of our message boards is hosted by JustMommies hosts, whose names are listed at the top each board. We hope you find our message boards friendly, helpful, and fun to be on!

Reply Post New Topic
  Subscribe To Unplanned Pregnancy LinkBack Topic Tools Search this Topic Display Modes
  #1  
February 8th, 2013, 10:37 AM
Newbie
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 3
So what's the problem, right?

I am 34 and just moved in with my partner (who is 31) in January 2013. We have been dating 15 months. Moving in together was a bit sooner than we had planned, but we felt ready. We just found out I am pregnant and I haven't even been for my confirmation with my doc yet, but go next week. I think I'm about 4 weeks but could be even further along. The last few months have been extremly stressful for me due to several personal issues. My period is regular, and I track my ovulation timing, but don't measure temperature, etc. My period was off in December, perhaps due to stress. Normally we only use condoms when I'm ovulating, but of course I've miscalculated, probably due to my period becoming irregular.

The problem is that I feel unready and that I haven't had enough time with my partner to be ready for a baby. We are still getting used to living together. We had both previously discussed we wanted children together, so that's not the issue. It is the fact that we anticipated some relaxing time together, perhaps some travel, etc, and of course a little freedom. We figured we would start trying in a few years, but I know pushing into later 30's it can be difficult to conceive for some women. I also recognize it can take years for some women to conceive. My sister had 3 miscarriages and after 16 years of marriage just adopted. I know I am 'lucky' but some measures.

I am pro-choice but have always known in my heart that termination would not be an option for me if faced with that difficult decision. My boyfriend is supportive either way and we had plans to get married anyway.

We are financially stable and love each other. I know no one can answer this question for me, but am looking for some insight or experience into having a first child unplanned or somewhat early on in a stable relationship - I do not mean several months in. What about your time with your partner? Your own free time? I have always wanted children, but under unplanned circumstances, I am not feeling as thrilled as I thought I'd one day feel.

Thank you for any responses.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
in a relationship , living together , unplanned

Topic Tools Search this Topic
Search this Topic:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 12:16 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0