Is There a Right Time to Have a First Child?

mother and baby

At least twice a week in my practice, I will have a young, bright, and ambitious 20-something year old woman sitting across from me. We’ll ponder life together: Career, friends, hobbies, and relationships.

Invariably at least once a week, one of them will tell me that she has a life plan, which includes having kids before the age of 30.The closer they might be to said age without the prospect of procreation in sight, the more angst they feel about ‘missing the deadline.’ When I inquire as to why the deadline is age 30, the response is usually that having kids over the age of 30 is “too old.”

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2 responses to “Is There a Right Time to Have a First Child?

  1. it is not always that easy to get/stay pregnant, so should be careful to not wait too long. Check out my posts coming out soon about my struggles with stillbirths, miscarriages etc! http://www.lorieb.com

  2. amanwithoutafamily

    Should we bring more humans into an overcrowded planet to partake in all the ailments we all suffer from.

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