Not only are girls developing earlier, but women appear to be starting menopause later, according to a recent study in the journal Menopause. The average age for menopause in non-smoking women increased from 49 for women born in 1908 to 51 years and 5 months for women born in 1930. Researchers credit improved health and nutrition (and not smoking!) for the extension of fertility.
Menopause Can Wait