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Content Tagged: older parenthood

Becoming a father (again) at 50

My name is Ryan, and I am 50 years old. When I was younger I had a particular vision for my life: I wanted to marry a wonderful woman, have children, work toward a fulfilling career, and retire when I turned 60. As it turns out, things in my life have unfolded very differently than […]

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Britain’s oldest first-time mother regrets having a child so late in life

In 2009 Susan Tollefsen became famous for being the oldest first-time parent in Britain. At the age of 57 she became a mother through IVF treatments undertaken in a Russian clinic with the donated eggs of a younger woman and the sperm of her younger partner. At the time, she defended her choice, saying her […]

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