Story: Pregnancy, birth and baby care

Older mothers

Bridget (left) had her first child at age 39 and Judy (right) at 45. They explain the benefits of having children later in life.

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Pregnancy, birth and baby care - Birth rates', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/26177/older-mothers (accessed 7 April 2020)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 24 Oct 2018