Hennessy's View

67-Year-Old Gives Birth

Chances are, the child who lived will have only scant memories of her mother. How much time and energy does a woman nearly 70 have for a baby? I am only 41 with five kids–I don’t want more. I see men in their mid-fifties with pre-schoolers and can read the exhaustion, the uncertainty on their faces.

I think it’s wonderful that modern science allows people who want children to have them. The drawback to that is people who shouldn’t want children–like the elderly–having them.


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