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Content Tagged: delayed childbearing

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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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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