Friday, October 27, 2006

When's The Best Time To Have A Baby?

I found this article which is bound to stir up some emotion among women who are planning to get pregnant at what is considered an "older" age.  The trend of women having babies much later in life than they did 20 years ago, is still continuing.  And as techniques improves in the field of reproductive technology, it is likely that this trend will continue.  There are definitely pros and cons to having a baby in your forties.  There also seems to be a bias towards men who frequently father children later in life, even though recent research suggests there could be health risks to the child.  Read more...

Obstetricians have warned that the "bio-panic" women used to suffer on their 30th birthday has moved up to the 40th and have suggested that instead of waiting for Mr Right they maybe ought to wait for Mr Good Enough if they want a family.

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