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Content Tagged: male fertility

I’m a 39 year old man with a good job that I love, and a large home to call my own. I’m desperate to become a father before I’m “too old”, but there isn’t a partner on the horizon. What are my options?

Written by our mental health expert, Emily Koert, Ph.D. Candidate and Registered Clinical Counsellor. It’s a common assumption that once women reach a particular age, their biological clocks start ticking, and they develop “baby fever” – the desire to have a child. Although men’s “baby fever” isn’t as socially recognized, in a similar way, men […]

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Father’s age linked with decreased fertility and greater risk of disorders in offspring

Two recent studies confirm the link between paternal age and fertility outcomes.  The longer a man delays fatherhood, the poorer the quality of his sperm. Children fathered by older dads also appear to have an increased risk of developing autism, schizophrenia, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and bipolar disorder. The first study was conducted in […]

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Some simple ways to enhance male fertility

A recent article on Express.co.uk compiled the results from several studies to provide advice for men wanting to boost their fertility. The article highlights a number of diet and lifestyle factors could boost a man’s fertility and increase a couple’s chances of becoming pregnant: weight, diet, exercise, and a reduction in alcohol intake and smoking. […]

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Suggestions for boosting your fertility

Thinking of trying to have a baby in 2014? Dr. Edward Marut, Medical Director with Fertility Centers of Illinois recently highlighted a number of habits to break if you’re trying to become pregnant. Dr. Marut suggests that making some simple lifestyle changes in areas such as your diet and getting more sleep can all boost […]

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