Older women should be given free IVF, health experts urge|
By Kyrsty Hazell on 28/06/2010 in IVF & fertility treatments
Women over 40 should be offered fertility treatment on the NHS to avoid age discrimination
The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) is considering expanding the age limit on free IVF treatment from 39 to 40 plus. This will give older mums with viable eggs a chance to conceive.NICE has declared women aged 40 plus
Going to nursery isn’t bad for babies|
By Kimberley Smith on 07/06/2010 in Baby development
Attending nursery before the age of 2 doesn’t harm toddler development
Babies and toddlers are unlikely to suffer from attending daycare before the age of 2. In fact, toddlers who attend nursery at a young age may find it easier to develop relationships later in childhood, research by Dr Kathy Sylva at Oxford
Will women evolve to be fertile for longer?|
By Cassandra Kempster-Roberts on 23/07/2010 in Boosting your fertility
Having children later in life could “potentially lead to improvements in old-age fertility”, says study.
histories of 1,591 women, using 18th and 19th century Finnish records - a time when marriage was the norm. It seems having children young was pretty standard, and a limited portion of the population had the opportunity to have children at older ages because
Early 30s popular for pregnancy|
By Laura Lee Davies on 19/05/2006 in Trying to get pregnant
Statistics for 2005, suggest that one in ten women aged 30 to 34 are now having babies.
The Office for National Statistics has released figures for 2005, which indicate some interesting changes to the fertility and pregnancy trends of England and Wales.In 2005, one in ten women aged 30 to 34, were pregnant, and the average age
Talkback: Cough Medicines for Babies and Children|
By ch. shahidphanna on 04/08/2012 in forum
my baby still 3year age please recomend cough syrup cough is sitl ruing is do not saleep
my baby still 3year age please recomend cough syrup cough is sitl ruing is do not saleep my baby of 2 1/2 month she suffering from so much cough and khasi medicines are taken but still not improving and some littal fever also please give your advi9
Kelly Preston wasn’t phased about being an older mum|
By Kimberley Smith on 21/01/2011 in Celebrity
Celebrity new mum “didn’t consider” her age when planning a new baby with John Travolta
Kelly Preson has revealed her age didn’t make her think twice about getting pregnant with baby Benjamin last year. The actress, who is 48, gave birth to her third childr with husband John Travolta in November.“I didn’t consider this risk. I just
Trying to conceive under 30 and over 30|
By Laura Lee Davies on 18/02/2008 in Trying to get pregnant
How long should you expect it to take for you to get pregnant if you are aged under 30 or over 30
regular?These two things have a huge influence on your increased chances of conception and are important to address whether you are under 30 or over 30.TTC under 30It is true that egg quality wanes with age (age also seems to affect the chances
Timing your second baby|
By Amaya Lopez on 24/12/2005 in Second time pregnancy
Short age-gap or a more leisurely pace - is there an ideal timing for your second child?
in age to enjoy each other’s company and play similar games together. A friend whose second was born last year, when her little boy was already six, lamented to me recently: “Daniel has caught onto the fact that he is always going to be six years older
Premature babies: How they develop |
By Maria Muennich on 27/11/2009 in Labour & birth
Corrected vs actual age, immunisations, physical growth and the long-term outlook - how are things different for premmies?
to develop more or less in line with his age as calculated from his due date, his corrected age, rather than his chronological age, as calculated from his birth date. So if your baby is three months old, but was born four weeks early, his corrected age is two
59-year-old gives birth to twins|
By Laura Lee Davies on 04/07/2006 in Birth stories
An American woman has given birth to twins at the age of 59, after donor egg treatment.
women, a key problem in conception is deterioration of the quality of their eggs. Storing their own eggs at a younger age, or using donor eggs can considerably enchance the chances of successful conception, pregnancy and birth for older women