The most recent report is showing women are having more babies with the a high number of moms being over 40.

MarketWatch has an article talking about the growing number of mothers and children. Not only are more women having kids they are having more of them. "86% of women ages 40 to 44 were mothers in 2016, up from 80% in 2006", that is a big jump and shows that women over 40 are ok with being mothers now and some women are waiting till they older to be first time moms.

Women average between 2 and 3 kids per lifetime.