Mature mom above 40

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Fewer children was one of the cons she weighed against the benefits of delaying motherhood. On the pro side? She saw paid-off student loans and more freedom in her 20s and 30s to rack up life experiences. In , the average age of a first-time mother in America was For many women of childbearing age today, that probably sounds incredibly young.

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Perrow with three-year-old Elizabeth at their Etobicoke home. L ast November, a year-old Toronto lawyer gave birth to a healthy boy. The number of new Canadian moms aged 40 to 44 increased by almost 75 per cent between and That has a lot to do with downright futuristic fertility science, which includes dramatically improved egg- and embryo-freezing technology, cutting-edge procedures like pre-implantation genetic screening, and more surrogacy brokers to match wannabe parents with available wombs. The numbers are poised to spike even higher now that Ontario is covering one cycle of IVF for women up to age

Fertility rates are dropping except among older women. And being a 40-year-old mom rocks.

According to a report published Friday by the Center for Family and Demographic Research, which is nonpartisan and federally funded, moms over 40 give birth to 3 percent of babies, and just 2 percent of first-borns. There are a lot of advantages to waiting to have kids. For both affluent and low-income women, it seems to help to circumvent the gender-wage gap. According to one study , women who have their first child when they are older than 35 eventually close the salary divide with men.
Congratulations on your pregnancy! With birth rates steady for the and-over set, there's never been a more popular time to be a mom over Fortunately, there's also never been a better time — or a safer one.