The decision to start a family is not an easy one, and it is definitely one that should not be taken lightly. We have a tendency of romanticizing the idea of starting a family, because while it is nice to have the pitter patter of feet running around the house and having your own children, it is by no means just glamorous. A lot of women around the world feel pressured to start a family for numerous reasons.
Some of that think it’s because their “biological clock is ticking” and that if they don’t start a family now, they won’t be able to have it later. Other women, thanks to the way they are taught, follow the idea that their life is technically incomplete until they have children. Both of these reasons are not healthy for numerous reasons. These women are not mentally prepared or ready for the consequences of what comes with having a child or more. Children are not easy to raise by any means, it is a very tiring and frustrating task and you’re more likely to be taunted than praised by outsiders for the job you’re doing.
Becoming a parent and raising a child is draining, physically, emotionally and financially. You have to have the resources to be able to properly take care of the child, and have the emotional stability and support to make sure that you are able to raise them without causing any problems to them or yourself. It is a never-ending job and you’ll never be able to have your old life back once you commit to the idea. So, make sure that you have a serious discussion with your partner, and confirm that you are, in fact ready when you start trying to get pregnant. Once you do get pregnant, make sure that you get the right information, you can check out websites and blogs like Healthy Vogayer to help guide you through this important journey.