10 Mothers Who Gave Birth After 60-MainPhoto


As people live longer, a 50-year-old mom has a reasonable expectation of being around to see her newborn grow to adulthood. But just because you can, should you? There’s a reason people have children while young. Nothing is more exhausting than children in the house. There’s also bending, and stooping and sleepless nights and running and throwing softballs and chasing after 2-wheel bike riders. And with advanced age comes additional pregnancy related health issues: pregnancy-induced hypertension, gestational diabetes and the risk of preterm labor (and preemies with health issues).