The article below quotes a researcher about an issue of common sense that many Western women choose to ignore. Although many feminists see motherhood as an unwanted burden while encouraging young women to pursue careers, it’s an inescapable fact of life that a woman’s optimal child-bearing years are in her twenties regardless of medical advances that may prolong fertility.
I have posted before on the demographic crisis befalling Western nations that will likely see Europe become majority Muslim within this century. What does it say about any society where people are too self absorbed to reproduce themselves?
“Women should not assume that advances in fertility treatments will allow them to delay having children until after their biological “clock strikes 12”, said Prof Mary Herbert, a specialist in reproductive biology.
“Speaking before a public discussion on fertility at the British Science Festival in Newcastle, she said: “What we can say for sure is that reproductive technologies do not do much to buy time.”
Here is a link to the full article in the Daily Telegraph: