Annual fertility rate declines, lifetime fertility of women climbs

Pregnancy possible in older women

The annual fertility rate in the US is being widely reported as being at an all-time low. However, is this really the full story? There is no denying that annual fertility rates have declined as the ratio of women in fertile ages to the number of babies being born annually is at an all time low, but lifetime fertility of individual woman has grown. The lifetime fertility of a woman… Read More