More U.S. Women Having Kids in Their 30s and 40s
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|Wed, 10-30-2013 - 10:56am|
According to Health Day News, more women are having children in their 30s and 40s. "More women are waiting until later in life to have children, U.S. health officials reported Friday.
The birth rate for women in their 30s and early 40s rose in 2012, even as birth rates for teenagers and young adults declined to record lows, according to figures released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The rise in the number of births to older women was not surprising to Dr. Edward McCabe, chief medical officer for the March of Dimes." read more