By Kylie McConville for TheBump.com
Kiss your 20s adieu, baby, because apparently Americans think that the best age to have a baby is when you're 25 - or younger. According to the most recent Gallup poll taken of 5,100 men and women between the ages of 18 to 45, a mere 58 percent say that yes, if you're a woman, the time to be a mom is at 25. Nothing like a little Carpe Diem to get your reproductive organs going, huh? For guys, though, the ideal time to test your daddy skills out is when you're 26, or older. (Are you scratching your head yet? Because I am.)
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In response to the study, the authors stated that the numbers likely reflect "the greater relevance of women's biological clock when it comes to childbearing. However, on average, the mid-20s is seen as the ideal age for both genders." But delaying parenthood, the authors found, was contingent with education level, meaning the more time you spent in school (and theRead More »from Most Americans Say Women Should Have a Baby by 25: Agree or Disagree?