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What age do you think women should stop having babies?

  1. Faeriephenomenon profile image57
    Faeriephenomenonposted 6 years ago

    What age do you think women should stop having babies?

  2. kittythedreamer profile image99
    kittythedreamerposted 6 years ago

    It totally depends on the woman, I think. Generally speaking, the health risks are more potential after the age of forty. Ideally, a woman should try to have babies before thirty-five, but like I said...it depends on the woman and how active/healthy she is!

  3. lovelife08 profile image60
    lovelife08posted 6 years ago

    It depends on the health of the woman.  But women who have children over 35 are always at higher risk of having babies with Down Syndrome, so I'd say mid-thirties is a good place to stop.

  4. christinaray12 profile image55
    christinaray12posted 6 years ago

    Generally womans faced more problem at age of forty. so I think woman should stop having babies at the age of forty.

  5. Daniella Lopez profile image91
    Daniella Lopezposted 6 years ago

    I plan on being finished having children by my 30s. The health risks involved when having children past the age of 35 is not something I feel like risking with my children or myself. However, I think it depends on the woman and her health as well as how active her lifestyle is.

  6. ACR21 profile image57
    ACR21posted 6 years ago

    When they know they are probaby going to pass away before that child is grown

  7. LaniK profile image60
    LaniKposted 6 years ago

    Honestly, I don't think there should be a "set" age. It's different for every woman.  We just need to be aware of when we and/or our bodies/minds and spouses are simply too tired.

  8. diydiva profile image81
    diydivaposted 6 years ago

    Shortly after becoming serious with my future husband I told him I wanted to have my first child by 25 and be DONE before I'm 30.  My mother had me late and life and 7 years after my closest sibling.  I felt this gave me a disadvantage as far as having my parents in my life.  By the time I was old enough to enjoy and excel in extra curricular activities my parents were too "old" and warn out to support me. Another disadvantage, my parents my not live long enough to see their grandchildren I give them grow up, and will definitely not see my great grandchildren and that makes me pretty sad.

  9. Sincerely Rachel profile image60
    Sincerely Rachelposted 6 years ago

    My mom had my younger sister when she was forty-three. She had ME when she was forty. Like everyone else said, I believe it depends on the woman and what type of shape she's in. My mom had five children, all natural childbirths. That's what I call a pro!

    The only downside to having older parents, in my opinion, is the fear of losing them before you're ready. My parents are fifty-nine and sixty.

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    MP50posted 6 years ago

    Breast Cancer is increasing rapidly, in younger Women today!! Some Women under the age of forty are falling to this dreadful disease, when not so many years ago most Women fell to breast Cancer at sixty....some experts say that a Woman is at a higher risk if they have a baby after forty, due to all the hormonial changes going on in the body?

  11. shop online fast profile image56
    shop online fastposted 6 years ago

    good question, but a hard one to answer

    i know women in their upper 40's who have been trying for years to have children naturally, but it's not happening.

    now they are thinking about having children artificially.  what do you say to them. don't have children because medically you have passed child bearing age (13-45)?

    then there is the other side.  i know  women who conceived naturally at age 44, but when the child reached school age, other children teased them and called their mothers names: such as, your mom looks like a grand mother, etc.

    at the same time older moms lack the energy to participate in school, or other sporting activities with their children.

    i would say, women who are of age and still want to conceive , should speak to their doctor and research on all the pros and cons.

  12. Chasing Riley profile image83
    Chasing Rileyposted 6 years ago

    Each woman has to answer this question for herself. Above the age of 35, the risks are higher. I'm sure every woman wants to have a healthy baby and a healthy pregnancy so I would think that they take pregnancy at a later age very seriously.

  13. HERBERT ubaldo profile image58
    HERBERT ubaldoposted 6 years ago

    around 40 I think because more than that will be on the risk of their lives

  14. SuneXtra profile image59
    SuneXtraposted 6 years ago

    In my opinion, women over 35 shouldn't have babies anymore. There is too much of a health risk and in any case, it's more fun "growing up with you babies"! smile

  15. profile image59
    peter565posted 13 months ago

    It really depend on the health status of the women, different people age at different rate. People who age slower, can afford to have children at an older age, while those who age at a faster rate, would be vise verse.

    As somebody whose mum is one of those ageless women, I know for a fact, people who age slower, it might be safe, to give birth, well into their late 40s, but for some other people who age slower, reaching mid to late 30s might be a bit too old.

    (Just want to clarify, those ageless women u see, the deal is, every person mature and age at different rate, the idea of animals mature at different rate and age at different rate, is not only between different species, but it is also the same case amount the sames species. Only in cross species the gap is very big, when it is the same species, the gap is usually much smaller, even amount human from different part of the world, they mature and age at different speed for example, some India people can still going through their final teenage growth spurge in their early 20s, I have at least 3 India friend, that is like that. Asian people tends to age slower then western people, in adulthood etc. And within people living in the same region, once again, different people mature and age at different rate. These aging relating stuff, is first determine by ur DNA, although secondly, maintaining a healthy life style, could also help u to age slower. Those ageless women u see and hear of, are generally people who successfully age slower, by having DNA advantage and a healthier life style)