THE NEW FORTY Slam the door!
Tracy Frank has an articlein The Forum today that leaves me unsettled. It is titled -When it comes to fertility, theres no magic age - and it caused me to comment out loud to myself, "There certainly ... Posted on 1/28/12 at 12:13 PM
Scientists have found a possible reason why women lose their fertility in middle age, in a discovery that could pave the way for treatments to extend women’s childbearing years beyond what is naturally possible.
Out of more than three decades of fertility, the time women spend trying to conceive a baby, carrying one or in the postpartum period amounts to about five years, according to the Guttmacher Institute. As soon as women start having sex, the burden is on them to keep their bodies from making baby after baby, unless that’s what they want.
Robert Edwards of Britain won the 2010 Nobel Prize in medicine today for developing in-vitro fertilization, a controversial breakthrough that ignited sharp criticism from religious leaders but helped millions of infertile couples in the last three decades have children.
Karl Ritter and Malin Rising
, October 04, 2010
Fewer than eight embryos implanted, she says; some multiplied
Raquel Maria Dillon
, January 31, 2009
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