Am I Ready for a Baby?  17 Questions to Ask

by mombloglife

 There are many things to consider when considering starting a family.

1. Is your body ready for pregnancy?

Practical considerations related to health are important.

2. Are you financially prepared for a baby?

Take note of your finances, insurance, and job requirements. 

3. Do you have enough child care support? 

Your partner, family, close friends, etc. 

4. Are both partners emotionally ready? 

Kids require extra time, patience, resources, etc. 

5. Is your relationship ready for big changes? 

Try to start with a solid foundation before adding a baby. 

There is no one-size-fits-all answer to the question of whether you should have a baby and when you’ll be ready to start raising children. Simply take time to reflect and discuss what feels right for you.