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What it Means To Be a Woman of the 'Otherhood:' Childless by Circumstance

According to the Center for Disease Control, 19 percent of women in the U.S. between the ages of 40 and 44 are childless and half remain childless by circumstance. Author Melanie Notkin has dubbed the women of Generation X who remain single and childless, despite their deepest yearnings for motherhood, part of the “Otherhood.”

Fusion’s Alicia Menendez discusses what this means for the women of our generation with conceptual photographer Suzanne Heintz, Cosmopolitan.com senior writer Jill Filipovic and founder of Miami Now TV Michelle Madison.

Credit: Cleo Stiller, Victoria Moreno and Johanna Rojas

What it Means To Be a Woman of the 'Otherhood:' Childless by Circumstance

According to the Center for Disease Control, 19 percent of women in the U.S. between the ages of 40 and 44 are childless and half remain childless by circumstance. Author Melanie Notkin has dubbed the women of Generation X who remain single and childless, despite their deepest yearnings for motherhood, part of the “Otherhood.”

Fusion’s Alicia Menendez discusses what this means for the women of our generation with conceptual photographer Suzanne Heintz, Cosmopolitan.com senior writer Jill Filipovic and founder of Miami Now TV Michelle Madison.

Credit: Cleo Stiller, Victoria Moreno and Johanna Rojas

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