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You Will Need
- Pen and paper
- Honest discussion
Write down concerns
Write down your thoughts about starting a family to get them organized before opening a dialogue.
Designate a time and place to have an uninterrupted conversation with your partner.
Express your feelings
Talk about how each of you feels about having children. Be honest about your concerns or fears.
Look at goals
Figure out what conditions need to exist before starting a family. Some priorities could include finishing school or starting a career.
Discuss any religious or cultural differences you may have.
Look at finances
Examine your finances. Discuss the steps you need to take to ensure a workable budget.
Talk with your doctor
Make an appointment with your doctor to discuss each other's lifestyle choices and family and medical histories. Talk about how to plan a healthy pregnancy.