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Interesting: Study Finds Benefit of Giving Birth Later in Life

 
Posted June 27th, 2014 @ 4:45am

Giving Birth Later in Life Is a Sign of Longevity

According to a story featured on Yahoo.com:

"Doctors often discourage women from delaying childbirth, but a new study published this week in the journal Menopause found a surprising perk to late motherhood: A longer life expectancy. 

What they found was interesting: Women who gave birth naturally (without fertility assistance, such as IVF) after the age of 33 were twice as likely to live to the age of 95. And women who gave birth after the age of 40 were four time as likely to live to the age of 100."

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