What is the ideal age to have a baby? Well, the answer’s simple—when Mother Nature decides! This answer is not as simple as it sounds with women today having to juggle with a lot of modern day goals like managing a career, an active social life and a happy marriage. Let’s take a look at the pros and cons of being a mom at the different stages of your life.
What about being a mom at 40? Women in their 40’s are a lot more mature than they were in their twenties. They have already established a career, enjoyed their youth without having to worry about responsibilities and are a lot more selective about their social commitments. At their age they tend to have a greater appreciation of motherhood. A baby will naturally benefit from a mom who is emotionally and financially stable. The down side however is that, the risks of medical complications is very high for women in their 40’s. Also, it’s very difficult for women in their 40’s to conceive as their fertility rate is on a decline forcing you to resort to fertility treatments that are expensive and unpredictable. It’s not only the mom but also the baby who is at risk. According to statistics, the risks of having a baby with Down’s syndrome are about 1 in 28 for a mother who is 45. Psychologically, women in their 40’s are less likely to have their own parents for support. Also, it’s too late for women to expand their family.
The best age for a woman, both biologically and psychologically to be a mom is anywhere from 25 to 32. That’s the age when women are still fertile and the ovaries are capable of producing healthy eggs, reducing a lot of pre and post natal complications. Your energy levels may not be as you had in your twenties but you are young enough to run behind your toddler. You are also financially stable enough to take a break from work and are ready to make the sacrifices required. Women in their 30’s are mature enough to have a stable relationship and thus can have an understanding partner. Planning a baby at this stage also gives you the time to plan for another child.
p.s : aku 1st time jd mom umo 25 tahun.. so, 2nd child mayb kena start pk either 31?32? or ......... (semoga ALLAH bukakan pintu rezeki & hati kami)