In Europe, the last century, only 5% of women giving birth to their first child in the 40's, while today the figure is much higher, so that today their first child later in life gives rise to 20-25% of women.
Way of life then and now greatly changed, including the role of women in society. This is precisely one of the reasons why more and more women in the world are opting for pregnancy only in the 40-ies. Medicine has progressed, and the less the risk of high-risk pregnancies due to maternal age. Women with pregnancy usually wait until finish college, find a good job, make a career and gain financial security, so that the child could provide a better life. So the first pregnancy more delays for the more mature years.
The last century, 70's, in Europe, only 5% of women giving birth to their first child in the 40's, while today the figure is much higher, so that today their first child later in life gives rise to 20-25% of women.
In the world there are a large number of cases of women who freeze their eggs to postpone motherhood.
However, not everything is easy and completely safe, because it is still the number of abortions among women in their mature years than for younger women, although the number is declining.
There is also the risk that babies born by women in their mature years of life are diagnosed with Down syndrome, but thanks to advances in medicine that risk is reduced.
The easiest pregnancy in the 40-ies of women who were submit in good physical shape, live and eat healthy and regularly visit your gynecologist for a check pregnancy.
Here are a few examples of famous women who have given birth in the 40-ies, and that the pregnancy went well and the babies are healthy.
Nicole Kidman and Halle Berry gave birth to their first child after 41 age. Holly Hunter had twins at age 47year, and Iman, David Bowie's wife, gave birth to his first daughter at 45 age.
There are many more such examples in the celebrity world, but here are just some of them. In everyday life, there are also many cases of women who give birth later in life and whose children are perfectly healthy.