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Content Tagged: age

Motherhood on Ice: New documentary chronicles a woman’s decision to freeze her eggs

At the age of 42, Amanda Burrell challenged herself to decide whether or not to freeze her eggs. She was currently single and childless, but felt she had a great life. As she was researching her options, she realized that the topic would make a great documentary for her work at Al Jazeera. Accustomed to […]

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Study confirms that sperm quality declines with age

It has long been accepted that female fertility declines with age, but there has been conflicting evidence as to whether the same is true for male fertility. However, a new study conducted at the University of Otago in New Zealand provides what appears to be irrefutable evidence that male fertility also declines with age. A […]

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The downsides of later parenthood

Barbara Metcalfe loves being a mother, but she now wishes that she had her children when she was younger. She initially was a strong advocate for the position that older women made better mothers based on their patience, experience and financial security. Two years ago in a Daily Mail Online article, Barbara said she firmly […]

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Grandparents in waiting: More parents paying for their daughters to freeze their eggs

With the trend for women to delay childbearing into their 30s and 40s, more parents, and want-to-be grandparents, appear willing to spend their savings to pay for their adult daughters to freeze their eggs, and when necessary, their IVF treatments. Doctor Geeta Nargund, Medical Director of Create Fertility Clinics, and a consultant for the National […]

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