There is no ‘one-size-fits-all’ baby timeline, so please stop asking people when they plan to have kids

With shifting perceptions of motherhood and age, is it time we stopped asking people if or when they plan on having children?

Vanessa Lachey (pictured with husband, Nick) made some Love is Blind viewers uncomfortable as she grilled participants on when they were planning on having children. Photo courtesy of Netflix.

Meg Walters

I am 30 years old and I don't know if or when I'm going to have children. And yet, people still feel the need to ask. "When will you finally start?" they say, or, even more infuriatingly, "What is your timeline?"