She said our great grandma had her 11th child (ok, so she was really fertile!) at 44 or 45.
So, while it CAN be done the odds are not high.
And, of course, they’re really not high for a 25 year old -- they only have a 25% chance on any given month.
I read a really good article online that said humans are not efficient at reproduction, and not to feel bad about it!
Stock Photo credit: Cylonka
All rights reserved
TODAY'S BOOK SUGGESTION:
Creating a Life: Professional Women and the Quest For Children
-- A survey, undertaken specially for this book, shows that 40% of women earning $50,000 or more a year are childless at age 45.
So why is the age-old business of having babies so very elusive for this generation of high-achieving women?
Why is it that all the new power and prestige does not translate into easier choices on the family front?
It seems that women can be astronauts, CEOs, Secretaries of State, but increasingly, they cannot be mothers.
Sylvia Hewlett's powerful book looks at the hard and disturbing facts and goes on to advocate a new way of approaching the question of motherhood vs. career for a new generation of women.
Click to read more
◊ Follow us on Twitter, join the conversation on our Facebook page, circle us on Google+, we are even on Pinterest!
Life Begins... - Pregnancy stories of loss, hope & help
Pregnancy Stories by Age - Daily blog of hope & inspiration!
You Can Get Pregnant in Your 40's - Sharing articles, discussing options & suggestions
Stories of Pregnancy and Birth over 44 years old - sharing news stories I find online, for inspiration!