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17/11/2015 at 10:35
We've just been reading that the average age for a first-time mum is now 28.5. And the average age for all mums (so, including second-timers and third-timers and so on) now stands at 30.2.
Both figures are slightly up on last year, according to the Office for National Statistics.
And, interestingly, the average age of fathers has gone up too – to 33.1.
Do those ages sound about average to you? Or not?
How old will you be or were you at the birth of your first child? And what about your partner?
Please do share with us by adding a post to this thread. We'd really love to know!
17/11/2015 at 14:26
In 1999 my first baby was born. I was 24 and my husband was 27.
17/11/2015 at 14:37
I will be 35 and my partner 33! x
17/11/2015 at 14:41
I will be 25 and my partner 27 xx
17/11/2015 at 15:14
It was 1997, I was 23 my partner was 21. X
17/11/2015 at 15:19
I'm one of the oldie first timers then! Lol... Just had my 1st at 32. Hubby is 30
17/11/2015 at 16:00
Our first was in 1998, hubby was 18 & I was almost 18 ;)
Baby #6 due in few weeks and both now 35.
Never was one for sticking to the norm lol !
17/11/2015 at 19:20
I was 21 and my partner at the time was 24
17/11/2015 at 20:19
I was 30 and my DH was 31, had baby number 2 last year at 37 and 38!
17/11/2015 at 21:53
And 37+4 weeks now with no.3 me aged 42, hubby 45. Anything is possible 😉 x
17/11/2015 at 22:22
26 and my partner 25 😊
17/11/2015 at 23:46
I was 27 and my partner 28
we are now 30 and 31 and have 3 boys aged 3,1 and 4 weeks xx
18/11/2015 at 00:21
I will have just turned 20 when I give birth next year and my partner will be 27.
18/11/2015 at 00:42
You had your baby Sarah!! Congrats! :)
18/11/2015 at 00:52
23 with my first child, and her daddy was 22, a couple of months from 23 though x
18/11/2015 at 05:53
Both me and hubby will be 29 when little one arrives (I always dreamt of 3 before 3, that's out the window unless I had triplets, which is very unlikely lol)
18/11/2015 at 05:54
18/11/2015 at 13:58
I was 24 when I had my first and 34 when I had my last
21/11/2015 at 09:38
If you're in your twenties or thirties and don't have kids, a buzz of unspoken questions about your childbearing decisions might have hovered around you.
Even the early twenties seems too young, in some circles, to have a baby-- even when the mother is married and has a college degree. Michelle Horton, for instance, gave birth to her son, Noah, when she was 21, an age that seemed reasonable enough a generation ago.
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21/11/2015 at 09:40
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