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Content Tagged: biological clock

The sound of a clock may increase a woman’s desire to have children!

A new study published in the journal Human Nature suggests that the sound of a ticking clock can actually increase a woman’s desire to have children – if she comes from a background where having children is important. The two stage study was conducted at Florida State University, with men and women between the ages […]

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35 and still not ready to have kids

My name is Jayla and I’m 35 years old. For the last couple of years during my yearly appointment with my doctor to get my birth control prescription refilled, she’s raised the issue of having kids. I said “yeah, I want kids in the future, but I’m not ready yet”. My doc’s response was to […]

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Staying focused on my dream of having a baby

My name is April. I’m 38 and have always known that I wanted to become a mother. I had always pictured that I’d have a baby after I found the right guy, got married and we’d bought a house. But that’s not the way it’s worked out. All my close friends have started getting married […]

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Article in The Atlantic ignites debate on how long women really can wait to have children

An article recently published in The Atlantic by Jean Twenge has reignited debate about age-related fertility declines and just how long women can safely wait to have children. Twenge challenges the relevance and validity of the data upon which medical estimations have been based regarding age-related fertility declines for women in their 30s. She argues […]

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