Think you are too old to have a baby…you’re probably not. Just ask first time moms Halle Berry who gave birth at 41, Jennifer Lopez who had twins at 38, or one of your friends. In 2006 one in every twelve first babies was born to a woman over 35. When you look at women having babies regardless of whether or not it’s their first child, one in seven babies were delivered by women … [Read more...] about 40 is the New 20 for Having Babies
About Susan Newman
Social psychologist and parenting expert, Susan Newman, specializes in issues impacting family life. She blogs for Psychology Today Magazine and is the author of 15 books including The Book of NO: 250 Ways to Say It--and Mean It and Stop People-Pleasing Forever; Under One Roof Again: All Grown Up and (Re)learning to Live Together Happily; the now classic, Little Things Long Remembered: Making Your Children Feel Special Every Day; Parenting an Only Child, The Joys and Challenges of Raising Your One and Only; and forthcoming, The Case for the Only Child, among others. For more details, go to www.susannewmanphd.com or follow Susan Newman on Twitter. Susan Newman, Ph.D.