Zodiac signs can sometimes reveal a lot about a person. Although they're not 100 percent accurate (depending on who you ask), there have still been plenty of times I’ve read something about my zodiac sign and was taken aback by how well it fit with my personality or life journey. But did you ever think you may get some insight into when to have kids based on your zodiac sign? Turns out that your astrological status could also help point to a good time to get pregnant.
Although your zodiac sign is more intended to generally tell you a lot about your personality, it turns out that a lot of the information surrounding your personality can also suggest when it's a great time to start up a family if you're planning on having kids. If people look to their horoscopes to help them guide their decisions on when they will and should get married, what type of mom they'll be, or what their most endearing traits are, why wouldn't they look to the stars to strategize when they should have kids?
If you and your partner are thinking about when to start trying to have your first child, or when to line up the next, it could be interesting, and in some cases, helpful, to consider your sign and what the characteristics can imply. Keep reading to get some insight into the ideal time in your life to grow your family.
Aries (March 21 to April 19)
Elite Daily shared that Aries are ambitious yet stubborn and first in line to get things going. This means that if you think you're ready, you're probably ready. And don't be surprised if you're the first of your friends to have a child. Before you take the big leap, though, consider that Aries' stubbornness can sometimes get in the way a relationship with their kiddos. Although butting heads is often the norm for you, see if you can consciously control that Aries-prone trait before deciding to pursue parenthood.
Taurus (April 20 to May 20)
A Taurus makes their home and “ensures everyone’s livelihood,” according to Zodiac Sign Astrology. You’re likely eager to have kids only after you feel your home and marriage is in order. Because you'll want to be settled first, it may be a good idea to wait until your 30s to have kids. Although you can handle anything, you'll thrive comfortably as a parent after you've built a foundation for yourself.
Gemini (May 21 to June 20)
Geminis are inconsistent and indecisive, according to Women, and it’s because of these traits that you’ll likely be at least in your early 30s too before having kids. Keep in mind these traits aren't bad, they'll make you a fun and whimsical parent. But you'll want to consider waiting until after you've got a career or stable environment up and running.
Cancer (June 21 to July 22)
“Cancer rules the zodiac’s fourth house of motherhood, so you’re a natural nurturer,” Momscopes shared. Because you’re often drawn to motherhood, you’re likely to start a family early — potentially in your early 20s. You'll also likely be a natural at including your family traditions and those you care about in your life as a new parent. As long as those you love are with you, you're pretty happy, and that speaks volumes to your potential parenting skills, no matter when you decide to bring a baby into your world.
Leo (July 23 to Aug. 22)
Although you likely do want to start a family, your bold Leo personality will make sure you focus on yourself first, according to The Talko. After spending money, time, attention, and travel exploring yourself and your life, don't expect to have kids until you're ready — probably after you turn 30. But when you are ready, you can bet you'll find such passion in helping your kids succeed and playing an important role in their lives. Because really, they're an extension of you too.
Virgo (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22)
Because of your supportive tendencies, you might feel like you need to start a family earlier than you actually want. According to BabyMed, Virgos are often drawn to love, care, and support, and work to achieve them all. But you do best when you gain your own confidence first. So before you make your decision, ensure that you're confident in it and that you're the one deciding it's time to start your family.
Libra (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22)
The aforementioned Women article said that Libras are social and inclusive. Depending on what friends or people you’re surrounded by, you may be more influenced to have kids when it seems like the right step to take or when others around you start having children. Generally you might find yourself focusing on kids right after your mid 20s. This is a great time for you, considering it's perfect middle ground for when a lot of your peers will also start families.
Scorpio (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21)
According to Astrostyle, Scorpio is the most intense and focused of the zodiac signs. You’re extremely passionate and your relationships reflect that. Basically once you've got your eye on having kids, don't be surprised if you find yourself immediately focusing all your efforts on it.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21)
Although a Sagittarius is willing to do just about anything for family, having kids isn’t always part of their plan. According to Elle, as a Sagittarius you're passionate, creative, and always on the move. Additionally, you want to have it all, and if or when you decide that includes a family, you'll take it on with grace at any point in life.
Capricorn (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19)
A Capricorn isn’t sternly set on what age they’ll have kids, according to the aforementioned The Talko article. Although they may not picture themselves having kids until their mid to late 20s, it’s not uncommon that they decide to go for it in their early 20s instead. When you feel like it's the right time, go for it. You're strong, passionate, and have the ability to know what you want.
Aquarius (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18)
The Aquarius sign often embraces their inner child and is free-spirited, which can make having children seem counterintuitive according to the Daily Mail. Additionally, Aquarius are often temperamental, but this might work in your favor down the line. If you decide to have kids, consider waiting until you've gotten a few life experiences crossed off your bucket list.
Pisces (Feb. 19 to March 20)
Because Pisces are nurturing and intuitive, many of them find parenting as a true calling because it comes so naturally, according to ChillDad. However, the aforementioned the Talko article mentioned that a Pisces will spend their twenties escaping reality. Because of this, you’ll likely be most ready for kiddos around 30. That doesn't mean, however, that you won't make a caring and nurturing parent at any age you decide.
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