What are the pros and cons of having children in later life?
better late than never
they make men mascline and females feminine
the joy of giving discovered
your power to procreate is absolute power
you fulfill your instinctive need to become a parent
your biological clock sends right signals of satiety
you feel complete
you feel responsible
you can be sure of some who needs you
you feel that you will be cared for
marfans and turner syndromes
Pros: I'm older & wiser, more patient, make more money at this point in career, and having kids around helps me feel younger.
Cons: I'm old! I'm not as physically fit, and the generation gap is wider. I want to see my grandkids grow up! I had my son at age 38. If he waits until he's 38 to have a baby, I'll be 76! Yikes!
Pros would be having more assets - house, car, pay back all loans so that you can spend what you earn towards children and their education. You can afford to wear anything you loke and people still feel you are young. You would hopefully be more mature when taking important decisions.
Cons would be that you would be at a higher point in your career and you would have to deal with more responsibility at work as at your home. It can be tough. Also, you may not be in a good health to help your children to handle their kids.
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