Parenting

If You Have Your Baby Before Your 25th Birthday, They'll Live Forever -- Or At Least To Be 100

03/28/2013 12:07pm ET | Updated March 28, 2013
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A surprisingly definitive new study is out and it might make you think twice about waiting until your mid-30s to have that first baby. Dr Leonid Gavrilov, co-author of the study and Principal Investigator of the NIH research project at NORC at the University of Chicago, says that if you want your child to live to be 100, you’re going to want to have them before you turn 25. Given how late most people are waiting to have kids these days, looks like we might not have many people hitting triple-digits in future generations.