By Melissa Lee 

Could there be a new Bachelor Nation baby in the mix? This season’s Bachelorette Rachel Lindsay, who recently got engaged to Bryan Abasolo, reveals that her fiance’s mom has been pressuring the celebrity couple to have a baby already! Despite urges from her mother-in-law to-be, Lindsay says that the pair will definitely be waiting until after their celebrity wedding. According to UsMagazine.com, the couple will be tying the knot in either Winter 2017 or 2018, but having kids won’t come until after they’re married. As of now, Lindsay and Abasolo are just enjoying getting to know one another. Wishing the best of luck to the new couple!

This celebrity baby news is surprising, as this couple has only been together a brief time! What are some ways to decide when it’s the right time to have children?

Cupid’s Advice: 

Relationships in Bachelor world always seem to move a little fast. If you’re like the rest of us and have a significant other in the… well, real world, making big decisions like marriage and children may come with a little more thought. If you and your sweetheart are deciding whether or not it’s the right time to have kids, check out this advice from Cupid:

1. Look at your financial situation: As much happiness as babies bring, they’re also super expensive! Before deciding that it’s time to bring a child into the world, it’s important to look at your financial situation to make sure you can completely support the baby. Between diapers, formula, and clothes, money can quickly become an on-going issue.

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2. How’s your relationship?: Most importantly, you need to look at the relationship you have with your significant other. If you argue on a daily basis or you’re not completely steady with one another, maybe it would be best to wait a little bit. If you have been consistently dating for a long period of time, see a future with one another, and are both excited to get started, then maybe it’s time! It all depends on where you two are at.

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3. How prepared are you?: At the end of the day, reflect on your own life, too. Are you prepared to put this baby before yourself in every situation? Becoming a parent is a very mature decision that comes with just as much stress and frustration as it does happiness. If you feel that you’re personally not ready, that should be a red flag.

What are some of your tips for deciding whether or not it’s time to have children? Share your thoughts below.