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Fertility and Age

Catherine Pearson

The Age Your Fertility Really Begins To Decline -- And Why You Shouldn't Freak Out

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 02.19.2014 | Women

The nation's obstetricians and gynecologists have once again publicly underscored the role that age plays in women's fertility. In a revised opini...

6 Fertility Myths and Misconceptions Revealed

Stephanie Beall, MD, PhD | Posted 04.01.2014 | Women
Stephanie Beall, MD, PhD

These are many preconceived notions passed around about fertility. It's normal to have questions, even if you aren't actively starting to grow your family. Here is a list of some of the most widespread myths about fertility.

Not Often and Early, But Rarely and Late

Alison Wolf | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Alison Wolf

The idea that it would be "normal" to have one's first child after the age of 30 would have seemed completely extraordinary to any past generation.

Have Things Gotten Worse for Working Women?

Rachel Dempsey | Posted 11.18.2013 | Women
Rachel Dempsey

Telling women -- and only women -- that they need to start planning for their families 10 years in advance assumes the current structure of the workplace as a given and lets men off the hook.

Age and the Female Fertility Clock: What You Need to Know

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 05.12.2013 | Women
Ellen Dolgen

"New Girl" has got me thinking: Where have all the good eggs gone? During a recent episode, Sadie, the show's "friendly neighborhood gynecologist," broke the news that a woman can lose up to 90 percent of her eggs by age 30. Jess (and I!) had a little more than a minor freak-out.