If you are thinking about getting pregnant, some of the things to consider are what time of the year you want to be pregnant and when your baby's birthday will be. 40 weeks is a long time to have a bun in the oven, so you might as well do what you can to make it as enjoyable as possible. Here's a handy guide to help you pick the perfect month to get pregnant.
Parents will ask you to make sugar free treats for your kid's birthday party to counteract all the Halloween sugar. Even if you did have the time to do a bunch of specialty baking, sugar free cake is just sad.
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Holidays are hectic enough without having a newborn thrown into the mix.
Being pregnant during the holidays can be fun, but as a December baby myself, I beg you not to do this to your future child. You kid will be shafted on birthday gifts, forever overshadowed by the big guy in a red suit.
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Besides going stir-crazy from being stuck inside, having a newborn during the height of cold and flu season will give you Howard Hughes levels of paranoia over germs.
Stupid jokes from everyone about Valentine's Day babies that make no sense since the sex happened way back in May. No thanks.
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Nothing happens in March. It's a pointless, boring month and you don't want a dull baby.
Spring break is great, except when all the cool kids are too busy to come to your child's birthday party.
While you will avoid being very pregnant in the worst of the summer heat, you will spend the first few months of your baby's life hiding from the scary sun like a couple of vampires.
Should you chose to breastfeed, be prepared to deal with ignorant idiots who insist you need a cover, despite the humidity or the comfort of your infant.
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Neighbors with fireworks and a newborn who just fell asleep are a bad combination.
Unless it's your first baby, shopping for back to school combined with a new baby will be too hectic. Plus, you don't want to be in labor and miss first day of school photos, now do you?
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Having a baby just in time to wear baggy fall clothing seems great, but even a venti PSL can't make up for being pregnant all summer long.
So when's the best time to get pregnant? Whenever you want to. Life isn't perfect and it rarely goes according to plan. If you want to try for a baby, there's no time like the present.