'Some women are fitter in their 40s than other women in their 20s.'
Janet Jackson recently gave birth to her first child and has been criticised by people - including Piers Morgan - because
'I would just like to be here long enough to see them thriving.'
Nicole Kidman teared up as she discussed the struggles of being an older mum. The 49-year-old, who adopted Isabella, 24, and
I was kind of hoping it might be twins, if only for the headline "Geri-hat-trick!" though that would of course, have raised the issue of IVF and that's a whole other can of worms to open up (again!)
The outcry is nothing new. We've heard all of the tales of doom and gloom before. Yes, there are risks to be aware of about having children later in life, but as I've witnessed from several friends, there can be risks during pregnancy and with childbirth at any age.
Kate Silverton has shared the happy news on her Twitter page that she has given birth, to a baby boy she’s named Wilbur. The
Mums are getting older. The number of births to women (and girls) under 20 is down in all four parts of the UK. In Scotland there are now fewer births to teenage mums than in any year since 1952.