How Old is Too Old?

A recent article in New York Magazine titled, “Parents of a Certain Age” raises the question: how old is too old to get pregnant? Historically, once a woman reached the age of menopause, her chances of getting pregnant were over, and the issue of being too old to be a parent was non-existent. When In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) became a highly plausibly and effective way for women past their 40s to get pregnant, a new discussion arose contemplating How Old is Too Old to get pregnant? While defying the laws of nature, this article raises the numerous issues associated with the newest way to fight a woman’s biological clock; no facelift or hair dye will make a woman looks as young as “a baby on your hip” (46).… <Read More>