Women between ages of 20-35 account for 81% of births
Statistics over the last five years have shown that more than 81 percent of new born babies are from mothers who are between 20 to 35 years old, a female official at the National Organization for Civil Registration has said.
Fatemeh Ahmadi, in an interview with Persian service of the Mehr News Agency, said this age group belongs to 82 percent of women in urban areas and 77 percent in rural regions.
She further explained figures indicate that around 11 percent of the birth rates belong to women who are older than 35, however, gynecologists and obstetricians recommend women not to have babies after their mid 30’s.
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