Millennial women are leading the pack to delaying starting a family, with the average age of a first time mother skyrocketing from 20 to 26 over the last thirty years - and rapidly rising. It's not uncommon for women in their mid-to-late thirties to have their first child.
But "advanced maternal age pregnancies" - aka, pregnant women who are 35 or older, has a slew of medical risks and complications that increase as a woman gets older. Here's what you should know.
Here's how many celebrities (secretly) skirt the late-in-life fertility problem.
(Just to be clear, we're not saying any celebs mentioned here have absolutely used fertility treatments or egg donors. They are examples of the later-in-life trend.)