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1 Sionainn  Tue, Dec 11, 2012 5:37:47am

As an older parent myself, I’m interested in the topic. However, it really is annoying to have to click over to another site, get into reading it, and then have to click over to yet another site to finish it.

2 Aligarr  Tue, Dec 11, 2012 6:45:21am

Much ado over nothing . My parents were in their early 40’s .I had my kids in my early 20’s my brother in his 40s. Most woman do not give birth after 50 . To give birth after the 40’s is exceedingly risky for mother and child . It is rare for a woman to have children much later than that .The phenomenom is of course OLDER men fathering children to YOUNGER women . Extrapolate that to OLDER men with MONEY usually get the younger women . Afterall what woman in her mid 20’s or 30 ‘s is gonna give birth to a 60 , 70 , or even 80 year old man {who’s not rich } ?

3 researchok  Tue, Dec 11, 2012 7:06:38am

re: #2 Aligarr

Here are some articles I found interesting. Of course, whether or the phenomena is a ‘trend’ which will have great impact is a whole other matter.

Number of mothers over 40 trebles in two decades

More women giving birth after 40

Dramatic rise in women giving birth at 40-plus

Your point re older fathers is a very good one.


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