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Content Tagged: delayed childbearing

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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Older women using donor eggs at greater risk of preeclampsia and high blood pressure

A growing number of women are using donor eggs to have a child when their egg quality has declined due to advanced age. A recent study conducted in France suggests that older women who have babies using donor eggs, could be at greater risk for hypertension (high blood pressure) and preeclampsia. Preeclampsia is a pregnancy […]

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9 out of 10 women say they’d consider freezing their eggs to pursue their careers or find a partner

A new study conducted in the UK suggests that 9 out of 10 of women would consider freezing their eggs in order to pursue their careers or find the right partner, before becoming a parent. The study was led by Dr. Camille Lallemant, at Prince Anne Hospital in Southampton. The research team surveyed 973 women […]

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Celebrities face criticism for encouraging women not to wait to have children

Recent comments made by British celebrities about the timing of motherhood and career have been met with criticism by the public. Kirstie Allsopp, the star of the tv show, Location, Location, Location, shared her advice for young women who one day want to become mothers. Having had her sons at age 35 and 37, Allsopp […]

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