MORE women over 40 having babies than women UNDER 20

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

Interesting item on the news last night, about birthrates and age groups. I was making dinner and watching the news, when an item on birth rates came on.

They talked about the number of women over 40 who were having babies, and said that statistically there are MORE women over 40 having babies than women UNDER 20. Apparently this is a FIRST for this trend!!!

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