Before I had my children, I always assumed that pregnancy, and specifically getting pregnant, would be easy as pie because I was young and healthy. After all, I spent hours in class learning how not to get pregnant, after all. But, what age are you most likely to get pregnant? Is there a certain window to aim for?
It can be confusing to think about when you hear almost as much about infertility treatments as you do about pregnancy prevention; there’s enough crossed wires and mixed signals to make your head spin around. Is it the case that teenagers are really the most likely to get pregnant because you hear so much about it, or is it maybe just as likely for a woman in her early 30s to get pregnant?
Maybe you’re considering trying to conceive right now and maybe you’re curious if you can afford putting it off a few years to get a bit more stable in your career before taking that leap into motherhood. I mean, the mom penalty is a real thing, and it’s difficult…
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