Although it is a well-known fact that getting pregnant over 35 has more risks than in case of the women who are younger, still there are more and more women over 40 who opt to give birth. Even more, the number of these women had increased by about 50% compared to the numbers from 10 years ago.

Birth After 40

1. Kelly Preston and John Travolta

Kelly has been 46 years old and John 56 when the newest addition to their family arrived. Kelly found out in May 2010 than she was pregnant, a few months after their son died of seizure in the Bahamas.

2. Halle Berry

She was 41, when, in 2008, she gave birth to Nahla Ariela. She and her boyfriend, Gabriel Aubry, are more than happy about the baby. The actress stated that she would like to have more kids, but she is afraid that she might be too old for it. According to her now she is only trying and she is leaving the outcome to nature.

3. Nicole Kidman

The actress and her husband Keith Urban, both of them at the age of 40 welcomed their child, Sunday Rose Kidman Urban. Even before the couple started dating, Nicole made it clear that she wants to have children.

Some time ago she stated that she managed to bring a child into the world with the help of the springs she swam in while she has been at a filming in Western Australia.

4. Nancy Grace

She has been 47 when she gave birth to her twins. According to her, she never thought that this would happen to her, because she could never imagine herself as a wife or mother. She never told the truth about whether she underwent a fertility treatment, but she advises women not to lose their hope.

5. Mariska Hargitay

The actress was 42 years old when she gave birth to her child. According to her it was wonderful being pregnant. She felt better than ever before. She said that she could hardly wait to meet the child, but she wanted her pregnancy to last longer.

6. Salma Hayek

She and her husband have become the parents of a girl when the actress was older than 40 years old. She stated that motherhood isn’t suitable for everybody, but it was suitable for her. Still women shouldn’t rush into having a child. This is one of the most important decisions of a woman’s life.