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umm yeah I guess so. I definately graduated from college and started working for the federal government before kiddos. I'm only 30 though and I had my first at 26. Now that I think about it alot of my classmates had kids and were married when I was in my second year of college. lol
Yes, but it was mostly because I hadn't found Mr. Right and then because it took too long to find him. I made sure to get my degree and a job - and then really focused on sustaining and making the best I could of my career while I pursued the efforts of finding DH. By the time I met DH I was 33...and then when we started ttc, we had issues...correction...I had issues conceiving.
I was 36 before I got pregnant. 37 when I delivered.
Becky, mommy to my Monkey Pie, Maggie (June 10, 2010)
I used to say I wanted to wait until I was 35 to have my first baby so I could get as far as I could in my career first, but I ended up pregnant at 29 and having a baby at 30. Part of the reason is that I had been working from home and was in the ideal work situation to have a baby. If this keeps up I may have to rush to have #2, just so I can make sure to WFH while the LOs are little.
I'll have to answer "No" to this. I graduated college, we got married that summer, and a month later I found out I was pregnant. It was pretty rough financially after Austin was born. If I knew then what I know now, I definitely would have waited to have a career before kids.
No. I didn't meet my husband until I was 28, we got married when I was 31, and waited about a year to make sure my health was under control to TTC. Career had nothing to do with it. We were both already established.
ETA: I couldn't say if this answer would be different if I had met/married someone before I was established.
DS born 9/2/09
DD born 3/20/12
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