How To Decide When To Have A Baby

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Some couples get a bit confused about when to have a baby. Of course, raising kids isn't a joke. You need to have enough time, resources, patience and many other factors in place.

How Your Affairs Affect Your Children

Nowadays, planning a baby isn't simple. Especially, when both the partners are busy with their careers, taking this decision might be a bit difficult.

But of course, when you are clear about the ideal factors, that are required and if you know where your life is going, taking this decision can be a bit simpler.

Healthy Habits For Children

If you are planning when to have a baby, read these important points.

Is Your Relationship Stable?

This is the most important of all. Couples who share a strained relationship must think twice. Only if you are clear that your relationship will last, should you have kids.

Are Your Finances Stable?

Raising children has just got more expensive than ever. Check your pockets and bank balances. It is better to have kids when you can buy them good education and health facilities.

Do You Have Any Other Burdens?

If your life has any other burdens, it is better to wait till you are free of such things. Otherwise, your frustrations would multiply with kids and burdens together.

Is Your Career Stable?

Where do you see yourself in the next five years? This is a question which helps you have a vision about your career stability. Having kids when your career is stable is a wise thing to do.

Do You Have Enough Time In Hand?

You need to be able to spend quality time if you are planning kids. If you are too busy, wait till you and your spouse can afford enough time for parenting.

Is Your Health Stable?

This is very important. If you wish to give birth to healthy children, ensure that you maintain your health well.

Do You Have Enough Support Systems?

Raising kids may need the support of relatives, friends and family members. Time your baby when most of the things in your life are favourable.

These are just some pointers. Share your ideas on this topic with us.

 

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Story first published: Tuesday, September 8, 2015, 11:10 [IST]
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