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I'm 40 And I Don't Want to Be A Mom. Now What?

The Cut | Posted 12.15.2014 | Women
The Cut

I knew I did not want this motherhood thing, an idea I had, without much thought, signed off on early on as being something I should want. If fate knocked me up, I'd be okay. But if it didn't, that was pretty great also. Maybe greater.

No Really, I Never Want To Have Kids

Literally, Darling | Posted 11.06.2014 | Women
Literally, Darling

I am 24 years old and I can tell you, without a shadow of a doubt, that I don't want to have children. Ever.

I Donated My Eggs So I Could Travel The World

xoJANE | Posted 11.28.2014 | Women
xoJANE

My files were being judged. Women were looking at them and deciding whether or not they wanted my eggs to make a baby with. It was a little surreal.

Why Fewer Women Are Seeking Help For Infertility

Posted 01.25.2014 | Women

By: By Bahar Gholipour, Staff Writer Published: 01/22/2014 07:29 AM EST on LiveScience Among women who are having trouble becoming pregnant, a s...

Dear Women, America Thinks You Should Have Babies By This Age

Posted 11.12.2013 | Women

If you've passed the quarter-century mark and have yet to reproduce, the majority of Americans apparently think that the clock is ticking. Gallup ...

How One Weekend Changed My Feelings About Motherhood

Natacha Hildebrand | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Natacha Hildebrand

I fell in love with a boy. And the boy asked me to marry him. And, you guessed it: That boy? He wants kids. To make matters worse, he's the type of guy that you just know will be an amazing father. Well, this really left only one thing for us to do: a test run.

What Men Are More Depressed About Than Women

Posted 04.08.2013 | Women

By: Megan Gannon, News Editor Published: 04/06/2013 11:15 AM EDT on LiveScience Even though there's often more social pressure on women to have k...

For Fertility, Length Matters

Posted 12.17.2012 | Women

By: Katharine Gammon, LiveScience Contributor Published: 12/16/2012 10:16 AM EST on LiveScience Most fertility research has focused on the size...

The Surprising Thing That Makes Women More Attractive

Posted 12.12.2012 | Women

By: Jennifer Abbasi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 12/12/2012 11:38 AM EST on LiveScience Men find women more attractive near ovulation, wh...

One Thing That REALLY Surprises Many Women

Posted 12.10.2012 | Women

By: Karen Rowan, MyHealthNewsDaily Managing Editor Published: 12/10/2012 12:26 PM EST on MyHealthNewsDaily Nearly half of women who became pregn...

The 10 Most Scrutinized Uteri In Recent History

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.03.2012 | Women

Buckingham Palace confirmed Kate Middleton's pregnancy on December 3rd, but the media frenzy about her supposedly-fertilized eggs has been raging sinc...

An Age Limit For Male Fertility, Too?

Posted 10.24.2012 | Women

By: Eli MacKinnon, Life's Little Mysteries Staff Writer Published: 10/23/2012 11:34 AM EDT on Lifes Little Mysteries The world's oldest new dad,...

Egg Freezing Gets New Stamp Of Approval

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 12.19.2012 | Women

WASHINGTON — Freezing human eggs can be successful in treating infertility – but guidelines issued Friday still urge caution for women hop...

The Loss I'm Not Allowed to Grieve

Melanie Notkin | Posted 11.26.2012 | Women
Melanie Notkin

A generation ago, women who did not marry and/or have children by age 40 grieved and moved on. But today, with the advancement of assisted reproductive technology, women are no longer given permission to move on.

Catherine Pearson

Have Middle-Class Women Been Priced Out Of Having Kids?

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 09.05.2012 | Women

Compared to many, Carrie Dottellis and her husband are well-off. The 36-year-old is a self-employed bookkeeper and business manager with seven clients...

Childless So Far: Why I Choose Love Over Motherhood

Melanie Notkin | Posted 10.21.2012 | Women
Melanie Notkin

"You're going to hate me for saying this," says my good friend, a married mom of three, as we stand on the beach and look toward the ocean. "But you'r...

Biological Clock Ticking? There's An App For That

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 07.02.2012 | Women

Is your biological clock about to run out? Not sure? A new app promises to tell you. It’s called “The Wonder Clock” and it uses your date of bir...

Abby Huntsman

Child-Free By Choice: Is It OK For Women To Not Want Kids? (LIVE DISCUSSION)

HuffingtonPost.com | Abby Huntsman | Posted 06.26.2012 | Women

Everyone's talking about this month's cover of the Atlantic, "Why Women Still Can't Have it All." In the essay, author Anne-Marie Slaughter argues tha...

Pregnancy Rate Drops For Women In This Age Group

Reuters | Posted 08.19.2012 | Women

By Alex Dobuzinskis June 20 (Reuters) - Pregnancy rates for U.S. women in their early 20s fell nearly 18 percent from 1990 to 2008 and...

Childfree Women: Tell Us What You Love Most About Not Having Kids

Emma Gray | Posted 07.23.2012 | Women
Emma Gray

I personally would like to have children at some point down the line (at least I'm pretty sure) but right now I'm content to live a life that just wouldn't be able to exist if I was financially and emotionally responsible for another human being.