Letters: May 6, 2002

Making Time for a Baby

"Women should not have to choose between a family and a career. If two people want to raise a family, both must sacrifice equally." SARAH ELIZABETH GLEASON South Portland, Maine

Author Sylvia Ann Hewlett should be hailed as a hero for her enlightening book, Creating a Life: Professional Women and the Quest for Children, but instead she is being criticized as an anti-feminist [SOCIETY, April 15]. Please! Hewlett did not invent female biology; she only reports the facts, saying that at 27 a woman's chances of getting pregnant begin to decline. As a mother who had...

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