Yes, in recent years there have been some shocking news of celebrities who have become mothers for the first time at the age of 50. A few years ago it was the actress Laura Linney who gave this surprise and, recently, it has been the singer Janet Jackson who has given birth to her firstborn. Although they have not confirmed it, it is possible that these births have had the help of assisted reproduction.
Is it possible to be a new mother at 50?
By Zaira Salvador B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist).
Last Update: 12/13/2021
Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Technical University of Valencia (UPV). Biotechnology Degree from the National University of Ireland en Galway (NUIG) and embryologist specializing in Assisted Reproduction, with a Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV) and the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI)