Could Waiting to Have Kids Help Women Live Longer?

by , 06/29/14
filed under: eco kids, Inhabitots

having kids, motherhood, having kids later in life, life expectancy, waiting to have kids, becoming a mom

We’ve all been taught that waiting to have kids later in life increases the chance of complications. For this reason, many women assume that the right time to get pregnant is in their twenties. But new research conducted by Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and funded by the U.S. National Institute on Aging/National Institutes of Health, is making the health community question this advice. The study, which looked at over 400 women, concludes that ladies who can naturally, “Have children after the age of 33 have a greater chance of living longer than women who had their last child before the age of 30.”


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