Monday, December 18, 2006

Trend of Older Moms Increasing In Australia

In Australia, there is increased concern over the trend of women having babies later and later.  It seems there is a lack of awareness that delaying pregnancy can contribute to fertility problems or even problems with the baby.  Read more...

Experts voice fears over older mothers (The Australian)

An infertility expert has today called for a government-funded education campaign targeting both men and women to tackle the trend. Statistics released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare today show the average age of first-time mums has increased again to 28.

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