In a March 9 blog post on Mind Body Green, In Her Own Sweet Time author Rachel Lehmann-Haupt explains “Why I Decided To Become A Mom On My Own At 35.”
“I’m still single,” I explain to Dr. Schiffman. I don’t want to have a baby right now, but ever since my last relationship ended, the pressure has been growing to find Mr. Right. It hasn’t happened yet, and I feel it’s time to consider my options. I recently had a dream in which I was sitting at a large banquet table with my entire extended family. Even my dead grandmother was there, sitting next to my father. I was apologizing to all of them for taking so long to pass along the family genes.