What's the best age to start having kids?

May 3, 2011 at 12:39 PM ET

It's an age-old debate in mommy circles: When's the best time in your life to start having kids? Early in life, when you have more energy (and are more fertile, generally), or later on, when you're more established?

TODAY Moms contributor Alexa Aguilar has done it both ways -- she has a 14-year-old and a 14-month-old, with a 2-year-old in between. Which way does she think is better? Click here to read her blog post.

And tell us what you think: What's the best age for a woman to start having kids?