From Deeply in Debt ..
Want to know what it’s like having a baby if you have debt? “Imagine you are drowning, and then someone hands you a baby.” (Jim Gaffigan)
We had our sweet baby M my last semester of law school. When I was pregnant and people found out that I was also in law school, I received reactions all across the board. “What are you going to do??” “How can you afford it?” But a question I’ve gotten a lot since we started documenting our journey paying off $650k of student loan debt is “how did you decide to have a baby when you have debt?”
Should you have a baby if you have debt? Here is what you should consider when you are deciding whether to have a baby if you have debt.