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#51 Justaduck

Posted 02 September 2011 - 11:25 PM

I am 23 (will be 24 when bub is born) and DP is 22....this is our first and a surprise baby at that.....according to his mum, nobody has babies at 22 anymore...should send her over this way Tounge1.gif

#52 me_n_my_kidz

Posted 02 September 2011 - 11:32 PM

I was 23 with DD - just want to say though - that being a young mum is a great thing, I went to uni and worked in the field for a couple of months - hated it, went into retail and got pregnant with DD and never looked back, sure we are broke and don't have property etc but who gives a sh*t? If I could go back I would have wasted my time at uni and as I knew DH in high school we could have married earlier and started a family earlier and still been in the same position we are now. So all the power to you girls!

#53 Lazycow

Posted 02 September 2011 - 11:40 PM

DS1  pregnant at 21 he arrived 6 days after my 22nd birthday

DD1  pregnant at 24 had her when I was 25

DS2  pregnant at 28 had him at 28

DD2 pregnant at 31 had her at 32

#54 Alina0210

Posted 02 September 2011 - 11:40 PM

DS @ 22yrs
DD1 @ 25yrs
DD2 @ 27yrs


#55 GabbyNuich

Posted 03 September 2011 - 06:36 PM

Congratulations!

I'm 20, will be 21 by the time my little man arrives  happy.gif

#56 Rachel87

Posted 05 September 2011 - 01:18 PM

I was 17 when I fell pregnant with my eldest DS, turned 18 before I had him. Then I was 20 when I fell pregnant with DS2 and 21 when I had him. Yep I was pregnant for both my 18th & 21st birthdays. Bring on my 30th lol

#57 mummygirl

Posted 05 September 2011 - 01:23 PM

#1 - 16. Lost my baby at 13 weeks.
#2 - 17. Had her 1 month after my 18th
#3 - 22. Lost him at 15.5 weeks
#4 - 22. Had her at 23.
#5 - 28. Having her at 29.

#58 starmae

Posted 07 September 2011 - 02:01 PM

i am 17 and due rouphly just before my 18th birthday. biggrin.gif

#59 jordiegirl

Posted 08 September 2011 - 10:22 PM

Mazal tov and congratulations to everone expecting!

Miscarried once at 18, once at 19, DS at 20 and DD at 23.

#60 jess_123

Posted 12 September 2011 - 01:43 PM

QUOTE (mystar @ 24/08/2011, 06:18 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I was 17 1/2 when I fell pregnant, 18 and 2 months when bub arrived hheart.gif


same ^ then ds2 at 19 and dd at 22

#61 An6elbabii

Posted 14 September 2011 - 01:45 PM

I fell pregnant at 19 and had my DD at 20.Now i'm 26 and pregnant with baby #2 due next year.So i'll be 27 then original.gif

#62 jaismum

Posted 14 September 2011 - 01:47 PM

20... had him 5 weeks before my 21st

#63 Peppy2

Posted 14 September 2011 - 01:52 PM

DD1 - 27
DS1 - 30
DS2 - 32

#64 10yeargap

Posted 14 September 2011 - 01:53 PM

I had DD a month after i turned 15.

DS1 when i was 25 and
DS2  i will be 27.

Edited by 10yeargap, 14 September 2011 - 01:53 PM.


#65 ImpatientAnna

Posted 14 September 2011 - 01:53 PM

QUOTE (owlingaround @ 24/08/2011, 08:19 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Lol my mums ages and my step mum is younger lol


OMG I feel positively geriatric

#66 Guest_Spring Chickadee_*

Posted 14 September 2011 - 02:00 PM

I think I'd be on the higher end of young mums (when we have a baby).

I wanted to start trying for a baby at 20, unexpectedly became a relative carer (like foster care but to kids you are related to) 2 weeks after my 21st, actually started trying that same year and 'had one on the way' but unfortunately lost the pregnancy. I've also had 2 pregnancies since being 22 that have ended the same way.

I'll be 23 in March so hoping to fall pregnant with our baby before then.

#67 Ashlee May

Posted 29 September 2011 - 07:56 PM

Congratulations Naomilove! I'm pregnant and 18, will be 19 when the baby is born!

#68 JustOneMorePlease

Posted 29 September 2011 - 08:05 PM

DD1 fell pregnant 21 and had her at 22
DD2 fell pregnant at 24 and had her at 24
D?? fell pregnant at 26 due when I'm 27

#69 MeHeNDa3

Posted 29 September 2011 - 08:19 PM

I had a m/c at 18, and another at 19 sad.gif

DS1 I had at 20.
DD at 22, then was divorced by 24.
Remarried and had DS2 at 26 original.gif

#70 ChickenortheEgg?

Posted 29 September 2011 - 08:26 PM

20 when I was pregnant, 21 when I gave birth.

#71 me+him+her

Posted 29 September 2011 - 08:47 PM

I fell pg at 15 and had dd at 16. Now pg with number 2 at 21 original.gif


#72 Matty's Mum

Posted 05 November 2011 - 10:47 AM

I fell pregnant at 19 and had bub 2 months after turning 20.

#73 Iris37

Posted 05 November 2011 - 10:56 AM

DD1 fell pg at 20 had her at 21
DS fell pg at 35 had him 36
DD2 fell pg 38 had her at 38.

#74 Hermes

Posted 05 November 2011 - 11:00 AM

I was 16 when I fell pregnant and still 16 when DD was born.

#75 Feral Madam Mim

Posted 08 November 2011 - 05:21 PM

ds1 was born the day before my 21st
and i was 23 when my twins were born.




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