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Study: More Older Moms Don’t Stop With One Baby

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Cynthia Wilson James was always sure about two things: She wanted a husband who shared her spiritual beliefs, and she wanted to have more than one child with him.

And just because she didn’t reach that first goal until she was 40 didn’t mean the second one was out of reach.

The Columbia, S.C., woman, now 52, conceived her first daughter, who just turned 10, around her first wedding anniversary. Daughter number two, who turned 8 in January, was conceived less than two years later.