According to the CDC's National Center for Health Statistics, the number of first-time moms aged 35 and older is nine times higher now than it was in the 1970s.
Older dads are more common, too.
How's it going for 40-somethings as they take on parenthood? According to writer Emma-Kate Symons, not particularly well.
Symons joined Take Two to discuss her recent piece for Quartz titled "The fortysomething parents are not alright."
To hear the full interview with Emma-Kate Symons, click the link above.