Find Out If You Can Actually Afford To Have A Baby

    Is it a "yes" or a "no" for you?

    Having a kid ain’t cheap. In fact, a report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture estimated that it will cost a middle-income married couple $233,610 to raise a child to the age of 17.

    So it costs money to raise one of these cuties. But can you afford it?

    Well, here's some cool news: A new tool by career website Zippia will let you know: "Yes!" or "No!"

    The tool is meant for first-time parents (so if you’re thinking about having a second, third, or Duggar-level addition, this probably won’t work).

    Since I already have kids, I tried it out with an imaginary couple, Jane and Bert Robertson.

    To use the tool, you have to plug in some of your deets: income, household status, region, insurance info, whether you plan to save for college, and monthly debt.

    Here's what I put in for The Bings, I mean — shit! — The Robertsons!

    Here was their result:

    And here's a breakdown of what they would spend their money on.

    Are the results 100% accurate? Probably not.’s still a cool tool and probably more accurate than the advice you'll get from your desperate-for-grandkid parents.

    You ready for this?