Pushing the Age Limits on Motherhood
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More women are having kids into their 40s, 50s and even 60s due to improvements in reproductive technology. The fastest-growing age group for new mothers is 40 to 44. Which raises the question, how old is too old to have a baby? Guests talk about what life is like for older moms and dads, and what the different social, economic and emotional pressures are.
Nancy London, author of Hot Flashes Warm Bottles: First-Time Mothers Over Forty
Lauren Young, personal business editor at BusinessWeek
Steven Toushin, a 57-year-old father of twin girls who has six kids and is in his second marriage
Hot Flashes Warm Bottles
First-Time Mothers in Midlife
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