For Marilyn Nolen, parenting came a little later in life than she expected. With the help of assisted reproductive therapy (ART) and donor eggs, she finally became the proud mother of twin boys -- when she was 55 years old.
Now 65 and raising her two rambunctious ten-year-olds in Killeen, Tex., Nolen is one of a growing number of women in the U.S. who have entered motherhood post-40.
This Pregnancy Over 40 story was found on ABCnews.go.com
Read more: Birth Rates Rise Among Women Over 40, CDC Finds
Originally posted on April 7, 2010.
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