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posted by Andrea Griffith-Girtz in Health

Pregnancy in 30's & 40's...

November 5, 2010

HEALTH TALK: I was just watching a Showbiz Tonight piece on Guiliana and Bill Rancic's very public (and personal) struggle to conceive.

Like Guiliana (an anchor for E! News) many women, who are now in their 30's or early 40'S, are finding that putting off motherhood (to concentrate on career or to wait for the right guy) might've been a bad idea.

When I was a TV reporter, I did an entire series on IVF and one couple's struggle to get pregnant. Yes, there are options, but they can be expensive and there is no guarantee (at ANY age).

Is this something that any of you are struggling with? Did you wait until the "right" time to have kids and are now having trouble? What options have you found?

OR, on the flip side, are you someone who might not be "ready", but is considering going ahead before it's "too late"?

Let's discuss.

(AP Photo/Altoona Mirror, Patrick Waksmunski)

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