National Public Radio “For Prospective Moms, Biology and Culture Clash”
Seven years later, I need to check and see how these American demographic trends have developed. Are even more women having babies later in life?
Interesting thing here is how big a tension there is between our cultural choices and our biological realities. If fertility peaks in the early-twenties for women, but a third of American women are not trying to become pregnant until their early-thirties, we have a serious gap between culture and biology.A Minor Post, Breeders, Propagators, & Creators, Cultural Evolution, Gene-Culture Coevolution, Memetic Fitness, Radio & Podcasts, Reproductive Fitness, Senescence, Sex and Reproduction, Social Norms