At What Age Do Women Have Babies In Massachusetts?
First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes the baby in the baby carriage. We all know the popular kids' song, "K-I-S-S-I-N-G", and we all know that that's not always the way of it.
Marjo and I often talk about how it takes about five years to really "know" someone, in terms of getting engaged and/or married. This is obviously debatable; however, it's something we totally agree on.
More and more millennials (born between 81-96) are waiting longer to get married and have kids. Whether it's the love of independence, the fear of the 50% divorce rate of the baby boomers (their parents), or financial strains, they're waiting longer.
The average overall age of a first-time mother is 26.9 years old.
First-time mothers who are married: 30.2 years old
Unmarried: 23.9 years old
Without a college degree: 24.5 years old
With a college degree: 30.9 years old