Human Parts
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Human Parts

Not All Women Are Meant to Be Moms

On peer pressure, late-life motherhood, and why I won’t be having a baby in my forties

AA few weeks ago, I received a WhatsApp photo from a friend who, at 42, gave birth for the first time to twins as a result of IVF. The photo of her newborn boys was accompanied by a message in capital letters: “JOIN ME! HAVE A BABY! :)”



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Michele Koh Morollo

Journo | Copywriter | Short Fiction Author | | Author of “Without:Stories of lack and longing”