What's the Best Age to Become a Mother?

With an eye toward Mother’s Day this coming Sunday, BTR’s weekly news show Pulse takes a closer look at the increase nationwide in the number of women over 35 giving birth. On the streets of New York, women of all ages talk about how old they were when they had their first, while Dr. Deborah Ottenheimer, a Chelsea gynecologist, discusses the pros and cons of having children later in life.

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Featured images from Wikimedia Commons. Data cited from the New York Ctiy Department of Health. Read more: http://www.ottenheimerhealth.com/

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