According to one study the average age of first-time parents is up from 21 to 25, sometimes even older for college educated women; and, it seems 20% of young people are putting off marriage and children because of their finances.
Doctor Lindsay Wells, a Reproductive Endocrinologist and Infertility Specialist, joins The 504 to talk about how while waiting to start a family later in life is more common, a woman's body continues to age, and that can cause problems once the female is ready for children.
Audubon Fertility is offering a free AMH screening on Wednesday, April 2 at the Vivere-Audubon Surgery Center on Napoleon Avenue. The event is geared toward women who want to delay parenthood. Call (504) 564-7965 for more information or to make an appointment.