More and more American women are waiting until they are older to have children. Why? Because they are building their careers and waiting for Mr. Right. But what if Mr. Right fails to come along before they turn 35?
As the biological clock ticks along, the chances of having biologically related children diminish steeply, especially as women pass their mid-30s. So as Science Correspondent Ronald Bailey reports, some women are now taking out “fertility insurance” by having clinics retrieve and freeze their youthful eggs.