Pregnant at 50: My Youthing Adventure

By Laura FuturamaMy activist Jewish grandmother would have been horrified to learn that I became pregnant at age 50, with the help of modern medicine. My grandmother was one of the early founders of Planned Parenthood in New York state in the 1920s, and had secretly dispensed birth control pills to married women. She would say that at my age, my job was to contribute to society by using my writing experience to support important causes--especially the fight to end overpopulation. “For God’s sake!” she would have told me, “What have you done?”...more
Etta, I wish I knew more brave pioneers. The only downside of being pregnant at my age: I'm ...more