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Men's 'ticking biological clock' may affect partner, unborn child: Study

Infants born to older fathers were found to be at a higher risk of premature birth, low birth weight, higher incidence of newborn seizures, late stillbirth and birth defects such as congenital heart disease and cleft palate.

Yes, you can have a baby after the age of 35, but should you?

Thanks to technology, the process of pregnancy and childbirth has undergone a revolution, which aids men and women in fulfilling their desire of having an offspring. This, however, comes with a price, in terms of posing a risk to the mother and the child's health. So, even though a lot of people may opt for late childbirth, it entails the danger of complicated pregnancy, according to experts.

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Trying to get pregnant? Here's how you can avoid stress to boost fertility

Keeping stress at bay is important for a healthy pregnancy. Here are some tips that can help you fight stress.

How to increase your chances of getting pregnant

Our stressful lives have become a challenge to the process of fertility. Stress intervenes in menstrual cycles in women and obstructs sperm production in men.

Stop asking a woman when she will become a mother

As precious as childbirth may be, pregnancy can often turn out to be a challenging task for many women.

When can a woman freeze her eggs for conception? Here's all you need to know

For women who want to delay pregnancy, egg freezing appears to be most effective when at least eight to 10 eggs are banked before age 36 and most cost-effective when undertaken before age 37.

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How cancer patients can preserve fertility

Major international guidelines (ASCO, ASRM) on fertility preservation in cancer patients recommend that clinicians/oncologists should discuss with their patients the potential impact of anti-cancer treatment on fertility as early as possible, ideally before initiation of therapy.

Three large Hindi-speaking states have high fertility rates: UNFPA

Andhra Pradesh, Telengana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab had a fertility rate of 1.7, and for Karnataka, Kerala and Maharashtra, it was 1.8, according to NITI Aayog.

China's population would be 65 pc of India's by 2050 due to 'low fertility trap': Expert

China had more than 230.8 million people aged 60 or above at the end of 2016, 16.7 per cent of the country's total population, the Ministry of Civil Affairs had said in August 2017. 

This fertility hormone may help older women conceive

The hormone known as Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA), also known as androstenolone, is an endogenous steroid hormone which decline significantly with age. Read on to know more.

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