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Content Tagged: age

Hope for reversing damaging effect of obesity on women’s eggs

Obesity has been found to damage women’s egg cells – making it difficult for them to conceive. There is also a greater likelihood that babies born to women who are overweight will be obese. However, a new treatment may offer a way to reverse the damage of obesity on a woman’s eggs, and on her children’s […]

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Why I waited to have kids: Two women share their experience of delayed motherhood

Women who are considering delaying childbearing might appreciate reading the recently released books by Sarah Ivens and Victoria Young, which highlight the upsides and downsides of older motherhood. Sarah Ivens, from Chigwell in Essex, UK, is 39 and married her husband Russell when she was 33. She had her first baby, William, at age 35, […]

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When it comes to egg freezing, age matters

There has been considerable attention in the media to the use of egg freezing as a means for women to prolong their fertility. Indeed, it would appear that more women are electing to freeze their eggs in order to pursue their careers, gain financial stability, and to find an appropriate partner before becoming a parent. […]

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What sperm quality says about a man’s general health

A new study has found that the quality of a man’s sperm is linked to his overall health. The research was published in the journal Fertility and Sterility, and conducted at the Stanford University School of Medicine. From 1994 through 2011 the research team examined the medical records of 9,387 sub-fertile men 30 to 50 […]

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