At which age should women start having children? Is that really a complicated question?

At which age should women start having children? Is that really a complicated question? Image courtesy: serge bertasius at FreeDigitalPhotos.net Biologically speaking, between the age of 18 and 25 is best to have a first child. That's when eggs are in good shape and the whole reproductive system is at its peak. Young women of 18–25 are the least likely to have chronic health problems and have the lowest rates of infertility. Infertility, in [...]

2018-06-18T10:06:23+00:00 August 5th, 2016|Tags: , , , |

How late is NOT too late to start having children?

How late is NOT too late to start having children? I just came back from a vacation, where I met a 40-year-old woman who just became a first-time mother. She conceived naturally, on her second date. Both she and her beautiful baby daughter look fabulous and give the impression that becoming a mother at 40 is the most natural thing in the world. And sometimes it is. Why is it difficult to accept that women [...]

2018-06-18T12:02:14+00:00 July 21st, 2015|Tags: , , , |

Eggs And the City is so not Sex And the City!

  Eggs And the City is so not Sex And the City! Image courtesy: imagerymajestic at FreeDigitalPhotos.net Just this morning I've received two similar emails. Each was written by a 37-year old woman, hard working, in a relationship, struggling to get pregnant due to issues with egg quality. The only difference was, the first lady has no eggs left and will have to go for egg donation. The other one has a plentiful egg reserve [...]

2018-06-18T12:08:34+00:00 June 17th, 2015|Tags: , , |

When is the best time to get pregnant?

  At which age should women have children? Image credit: paul at FreeDigitalPhotos.net At which age should women have children? When an average woman in her late 20es considers becoming a mother, what is a picture that TV and magazines help her arrive to? Sarah Jesssica Parker gets twins in her mid-forties, Heidi Klum models in underwear only a few weeks after giving birth. Becoming children can’t be too difficult, right? But, when [...]

2018-06-19T09:31:11+00:00 May 23rd, 2013|Tags: , , |