Birth Rates Rise Among Women Over 40, CDC Finds

For Marilyn Nolen, parenting came a little later in life than she expected. With the help of assisted reproductive therapy (ART) and donor eggs, she finally became the proud mother of twin boys -- when she was 55 years old. Now 65 and raising her two rambunctious ten-year-olds in Killeen, Tex., Nolen is one of a growing number of women in the U.S. who have entered motherhood post-40. While birth rates in 2008 dropped among women in their teens, twenties, and thirties, the 40-to-44 age...Full Story
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