Many African traditional modes of life are rapidly vanishing as a result of technological advancements in the twenty-first century. Numerous of the practices that were practiced by many societies have now become obsolete.
One of the customs is for a girl to become pregnant at the age of 16, or shortly after puberty. Because of western education, most teenage females spend the most of their life in schools receiving official education, leaving little time for them to continue with their customs.
A girl's body and mind will have grown physically and psychologically by the time she reaches the age of twenty. She is capable of making her own decisions and choosing the type of life she desires.
In Kenya, however, a girl is required to complete her college degree starting at the age of 22. She is meant to settle for approximately a year after finishing higher education, roaming around looking for work before meeting the love of her life.
At the age of 25, a woman is expected to marry. When a female is between the ages of 25 and 30, it is the best time for her to become pregnant. This is because she would have landed her desired job, found a man to settle down with, and made plans for the future.
Medical professionals advise against becoming pregnant after the age of 30. This is due to the hardening of the reproductive bones over time, which might pose issues during labor and delivery.