Other women become celebrities due to late childbearing: a 63-year-old American, the Italian grandmother who bore triplets at age 52.
Although Guinness World Records stopped publishing records of later-life birth, a widely reported study in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) says 37% of 77 women ages 50 to 63 gave birth after being implanted with fertilized eggs donated by younger women.
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Stay Fertile Longer: Everything You Need to Know to Get Pregnant Now--Or Whenever You're Ready
-- Many women today dream of having it all-a challenging career, a satisfying personal life, a loving mate, and a baby whenever they're ready. But there's no denying the fact that their biological clocks are ticking away. The odds of conceiving drop by 15 to 20 percent for a woman in her early 30s and plummet to less than 50 percent when she's in her 40s.
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