Hi Some of you may know that a few years ago me and my partner started TTC. 2 ½ years later we bought our first house and moved in together. I decided to go back on the pill as I didnt know how we would cope with mortgage payments e.t.c. We have been in the house a while now and I want to TTC again. My partner keeps saying that we wont be able to afford it as my wages will drop nearly £200 if I went on maternity and also he doesnt want to pay child minding fees when I go back to work (which I would have to do full time). The other argument is who would have the baby when I went back to work. Is anyone else in/was in this situation? Does everyone struggle? Each time I mention TTC it ends up with the above argument, then I start thinking that we will never have one if he is thinking like this.