At 51, I thought I had escaped fatherhood; I had dodged a few close calls along the way though. After those close calls I made sure that I didn't have any unplanned children until after I was married and settled down . . . that was the right thing to do. Wasn't it?
It might come as a relief to some women that they are not alone with respect to these difficult decisions. But is that reason to cheer?
"I think this body of research should inform couples, doctors and the society at large about the pros and cons of delaying
When he first looked into my eyes and screamed at the top of his lungs, a rush of love poured through my body unlike anything I'd experienced before. To say it was worth the wait is insufficient.
Will this be the moment when fathers finally listen? Combined as it is with every other social trend, is this what it will take to change the roles of fathers into what we've been hoping for and hinting at for years?
An important study appearing today in the journal Nature sharply advances what's known about the risks faced by the children of older fathers.