The Baby Rain Check

Growing up her mother's only child in New Jersey, style expert and The View regular Tai Beauchamp knew, one day, she wanted to have “at least” two children. But as she looked ahead, she couldn’t foresee the broken engagement that happened before her thirtieth birthday nor the fact that she would have to help provide long-term care for her ailing grandmother. For her thirty-fifth birthday last year, with her dreams of motherhood stalled, Beauchamp gave herself a special gift: She had ten of her own healthy eggs frozen to preserve her chance to start a family in the future.

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