Getting Pregnant? Time Is Running Out

Breakfast in Bed - Mary Cassat

Breakfast in Bed – Mary Cassat

“I’m thirty-three, my career is good, I love my freedom. Do I want a baby?

“He says he wants to have a baby but spends his weekends training for marathons. He says he’ll be home at the end of the current work project but there is always another. Will I raise the baby alone? I’m thirty-eight and we are running out of time.”

“I pressured my last boyfriend to “get on track;” move in, get married, get pregnant. I don’t want to do that again.”

“Should I adopt a baby without a partner?”

“My own childhood was difficult. I’m afraid I’ll pass my baggage on to my baby.

“Am I sure about this? Do I really want a child? Suppose I never have a child. Am I a failure?”