Making healthy babies
TO HAVE children is a life ambition for most people.1-3
For some, medical, social or other reasons beyond their personal control prevent them from achieving this aim.
However, for others, factors that potentially are amenable to change reduce their chances of realising this goal.
There is consistent evidence that increasing maternal and paternal age adversely affects fertility and increases risks of pregnancy complication.4-8
Furthermore, evidence indicates that most people underestimate the influence of increasing female and male age on the chance