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Content Tagged: age

More women having children later: 1 in 5 new mothers age 35 or over

The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) indicate that more than half of the babies born in Britain in 2013 were born to women over 30, and 1 in 5 new mothers were 35 or older. The average first-time mother in the UK is now 28.3 years old. The trend towards older […]

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The challenges of early menopause

Despite estimates that as many as 1 in 20 women experience early menopause, an article in the Daily Mail Online highlights this often unacknowledged, misunderstood and socially stigmatized experience. The author, Melissa Kite, shares her experience of going through an early menopause at age 42, when her friends were still having babies. Given her family […]

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Study finds women with fertility problems not offered simple fertility tests

A recent survey has found that women with fertility problems often are not being offered tests that could provide important information about whether they need fertility treatments like in vitro fertilization to become pregnant. A poll of 500 women, conducted by OvuSense in the UK, surveyed women with known fertility issues. Despite being told they […]

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Deciding who gets pregnant first!

Alexis and I met through mutual friends a few years ago. We started talking about having kids on one of our first dates. We both knew that we wanted to have kids in the future. We’re now more than two years into our relationship, and things are going great. We both feel like we’d found […]

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