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Modern Parent

House of Hormones: When Puberty and Menopause Collide

A Fiery Dynamic

Photo by Darius Bashar on Unsplash

I always assumed the reason not to give birth after 40 was because it’s risky or because you’ll be an old mom or it’s exhausting. It’s all of those things, but recently I’ve discovered the worst part: you’ll be going through menopause just as your kid hits puberty.

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Stephanie Gruner Buckley

Stephanie Gruner Buckley

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Writer, editor, parent. Former staffer at Quartz, WSJ and Inc. magazine.