Most men don’t realise age is a factor in their fertility too

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Most people want to have children sometime in their life and expect this will happen when the time is right for them. In Australia, the “right” time to have a first child has shifted from being in the mid-twenties a few decades ago to around 30 today. In 1991, less than a quarter (23%) of women having their first child were over the age of 30. In 2012 this had risen to more than half (55%). (more…)

It’s not you… It’s him: The other side of infertility

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It comes as a shock to most men when they find out it’s their health issues that are stopping them becoming fathers – but male infertility is far more common than people think. As a new IVF study suggests boys can inherit fertility problems from their dads, is it time to shift the spotlight away from women and their biological clocks and onto men (more…)

10 Little Things Connected Couples Do

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You agreed to stick it out through sickness and health and for richer or poorer, but marital vows don’t address the other big things that can untie your knot—boredom, feeling out of touch, or worse, platonic friendship instead of an in-love partnership. While honeymoon headiness will inevitably decline, that doesn’t mean your relationship has to take a nosedive as well. In fact, some of marriage’s best highlights—raising a family and developing a deeper, more profound connection—require years of togetherness. (more…)