Pregnancy and motherhood are beautiful yet crucial phases of a woman’s life. When to become pregnant or start family is a personal decision and may vary with each individual. Nowadays women are becoming more independent and have a career to follow so childbearing age is continuously increasing with time. Still the most secure age for childbearing remains 20-35 years.
Women in their late 30’s and 40’s are more likely to suffer from complications. There is no right time to start a family and each age has it’s unique pros and cons.
The science of the right age to get pregnant:
What is the scientific approach regarding the right age for conception? According to the American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology (ACOG), the chances of conceiving are highest in 20-30 years of age.
There is no rule book and everything depends on the health and situation of the mother. Motherhood is a fulfilling experience and can be embraced at any age the mother is comfortable at, mentally and emotionally. In the era of such fast paced life, egg freezing for use later on is also an option for the high profile career woman who wants to build a secure world before a family.