There are so many reasons to delay having children, whether it's career goals, travel aspirations, financial stability, or, of course, finding the right person to spend your life with. But if you plan to wait until after 35 to have children, it's also important to know how age affects your ability to conceive and carry a healthy pregnancy.
Unfortunately, pregnancy complications and infertility do increase with age. As someone who has personally experienced infertility and pregnancy loss, I have been there. And as a fertility physician, I know that knowledge and education are the most valuable tools for family planning. After working with hundreds of patients over the years, I know there are mostly happy endings for those who have trouble conceiving on their own.
Armed with the right information, you can determine the best choice for you. Here's what I wish everyone knew about delaying pregnancy: