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Fathers’ age impacts ART success: study

Increasing paternal age reduced the chance of achieving live birth following assisted reproductive technology (ART), according to a retrospective study published in Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica. After adjusting for maternal age, the probability of a successful live birth through … Continue reading

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Young people underestimate age limits on fertility, study discovers

Most students underestimate the impact of female and male age on fertility, new research published in Human Fertility finds. Less than half could correctly identify the age when a woman’s fertility declines and even fewer knew when male fertility declines. A team … Continue reading

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Older mothers make better mothers, study reveals

Older mothers are less likely to scold or punish their young children, and those children tend to have fewer behavioral, social and emotional problems. That’s the conclusion of a recent study out of Denmark. Researchers looked at data from a … Continue reading

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Why does fertility decline with age?

Yale School of Medicine researchers have identified the molecular pathways involved in the aging of human eggs. This research not only explains why egg quality —and thereby fertility—sharply declines with age, but could eventually lead to treatments to correct age-related … Continue reading

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The age factor in pregnancy

Women are having babies at older ages than ever before, so if you’re a few years older than the average new mom, don’t assume it’s too late for you. If you’ve been trying to conceive unsuccessfully for six months or … Continue reading

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Moms are more highly educated

If you are an older, highly educated woman with children, get this: You are trendy. According to a new Pew Research Center analysis of Census Bureau data, more and more highly educated women in the U.S. are having children and … Continue reading

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Age and fertility: men have issues too

It’s widely accepted that a woman’s fertility declines with age. But evidence has suggested that men, too, may be affected after age 40. In fact, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine now recommends sperm donors be men who are “ideally … Continue reading

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