Wednesday, November 21, 2018 | Contact | FSJ | Returns, refunds, and privacy policy.

Salvo 40

Salvo 40

Column: Family Briefing — Topic: FamilySalvo #40

Overdue

The Costs & Dangers of Delayed Motherhood by Nicole M. King


Early this year, Janet Jackson became a mother for the first time—at 50 years old.

She's not the first celebrity to welcome a child rather later in life than is typical. Susan Sarandon, Geena Davis, Kelly Preston, and Mariah Carey all had babies while in their forties. But whenever an older female celebrity has a baby, feminist writers like to talk about the new, delayed motherhood. It's true that women are having babies at older and older ages these days. Thirty is the new twenty-five when it . . .


YOU SHOULD SUBSCRIBE!


Salvo subscribers have full access to the online archives!

Salvo magazine unblushingly offers an honest, rational, and respectful perspective to hard questions about SCIENCE, SEX, and SOCIETY.

1 Year Web Access
Card image cap

Web

Full access to the Salvo online archives. Only $15.99.

Subscribe
1 Year Print + Web Access
Card image cap

Print + Web

Get 4 issues + full access to the online archives. Only $29.99.

Subscribe

Bulk Subscriptions:
Consider ordering a bulk subscription for a reading group or a small group!

All material Ⓒ 2017. Salvo is published by The Fellowship of St. James.