How Male Fertility Declines With Age
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Yesterday morning, People confirmed that Janet Jackson, who is 50 years old, is pregnant with her first child. Once extremely rare, pregnancy over 40, and even into the early 50s, is an increasingly common phenomenon because of recent advances in fertility and prenatal health care. In fact, from to , the number of babies born to women 50 or older increased by nearly percent. When I got pregnant, I thought that I was pretty old to be a first-time mother. This led me to the false assumption that I, at 35, was old. When I met my doctor, I almost immediately informed him that I was old.
Why age matters for men and women who want to have a family. We all know someone who had a healthy baby in their late 30s or early 40s. But of all people who try for a baby at a later age, many will not have the baby they hoped to have. Across a population, women younger than 35 and men younger than 40 have a better chance of having a child than people who are older. This is true for natural pregnancies and for pregnancies conceived through assisted reproductive treatments such as IVF in-vitro fertilisation. A woman is born with all the eggs she will ever have.
Most men know that women's fertility declines after the age of 35, but many men are not aware that their age can affect their ability to become a parent, too. While less is known about male fertility and age, there is increasing evidence that the older a man becomes, the more his fertility diminishes. You can't change your age, but you can arm yourself with the knowledge to improve your chances of successfully having a family. It is not impossible for older men to father children, in fact, many men remain fertile until they are But conceiving does become more difficult and complicated as you age.
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