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Content Tagged: delayed childbearing

If you’re over 40, you can’t take IVF success for granted

Researchers from Yale University recently published a paper in the journal Fertility and Sterility which cautions women over 40 that they can’t rely on IVF as a sure way to get pregnant when they are ready. Although the number of women over 40 seeking IVF has skyrocketed in recent years, the success rates have remained […]

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More individuals and couples are turning to fertility preservation if they aren’t ready to have children

New research suggests that approximately half of fertility clinics across Canada are now offering “social” egg freezing (egg freezing that is not for medical reasons). A recent survey of fertility clinics in the US suggests that egg freezing for social reasons is on the rise in the US as well – with over half of […]

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Older mothers creating new baby boom

Recent figures from Great Britain indicate that for the first time, more than 900,000 mothers became pregnant in one year, higher than even during the post-war baby boom. This increase may be due to more women having babies in their 30s and 40s. In the 40 plus age group, the rate of conception has more […]

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Can I do it all?: Juggling school and motherhood

I just found out the greatest news – I have been accepted to graduate school! A Ph.D. program, to be more exact, which means another 6+ years of training. On the one hand I feel ecstatic, but I’m also a bit worried. I’m 32 years old and I’ve been married to the best, sweetest, and […]

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