Average age of last pregnancy was 42

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Wednesday, July 04, 2007 | 0 comments

I recently read that in 1920, the average age of last pregnancy was 42 (which means lots of women had babies later than that). It makes perfect sense, as birth control was not available then, and most women kept getting pregnant until their bodies were no longer able to do so.

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