Birth Defects

Fetal health not only a female affair

Shannon Roberts | 29 January 2013

While most people are used to considering the female ticking body clock, we tend to think that men have a lot more time.  Though true is one sense, if we want healthy babies maybe they too should be considering the age factor.  An interesting article in the New Republic highlights this issue among many others associated with the rising age of parents – it’s well worth a read.

about this blog | Bookmark and Share

Search this blog

 Subscribe to Demography is Destiny
rss RSS feed of posts

 Recent Posts
New Zealand among most ethnically diverse countries
21 Jul 2014
Niue: A dying Island
17 Jul 2014
Japan faces pilot shortage
15 Jul 2014
Human Trafficking to China
13 Jul 2014
Feminists vs population controllers
8 Jul 2014

 MercatorNet blogs
Style and culture: Tiger Print
Family social policy: Family Edge
US political scene: Sheila Liaugminas
News about bioethics: BioEdge
From the editors: Conniptions

Jul 2014 | Jun 2014 | May 2014 | Apr 2014 | more >>

 From MercatorNet's home page

Reflections on an unforgiving day
18 Jul 2014
What links the twin tragedies of a downed plane over the Ukraine and Israel's invasion of Gaza?

Five steps Malaysia Airlines must take after its second disaster in four months
18 Jul 2014
Inaction could sink the company.

Mothers in shackles
16 Jul 2014
It’s not only in Sudanese prisons that women give birth chained.

Celebrity swimmer Ian Thorpe comes out
15 Jul 2014
In a tell-all interview, one of Australia's most famous athletes admits that he is gay. Is he?

All wired up: the contraceptive chip
15 Jul 2014
The Gates Foundation has funded an implantable device which can be controlled remotely.

population ageing, American politics, economic collapse, Communist Party, urbanisation, families, food distribution, brain, Steven Mosher, refugees, Hispanic, Gender-ratio, Niue, EU, Disabilities, Liechtenstein, sustainability, global hunger, African Americans, Roma, poverty, United Nations, Baby Boomers, Migration, The Economist, investment, human trafficking, Singapore, Latin America, Brendan O'Neill, Urbanisation, selfishness, marriage, modernity, history, Famine, Guardian, research, death, Churchill, recession, South Korea, Save the Children Fund, Easter, Replacement Rate, Australia, forecasts, austria, Government spending, pensions, Politics, Census, World Bank, EU elections, family planning, Medicaid, population bomb, bride shortage, The Onion, Population Matters, one-child policy, Israel, mobile phones, Falkland Islands, robotics, US, living alone, Western Australia, populaiton growth, New Zealand, Book Review, world population, Brad Wilcox, Scotland, Ukraine, Immigration, Human Resources, Oxfam, inequality, population increase, China's economic miracle, Ted Turner, media, ramadan, Crimea, Maternity Care, Year of the Dragon, Roger Short, Population, youth, loneliness, family policy, migration, media spin, Nature magazine, Uzbekistan, suffering, careers, childlessness, Sex Imbalance, Ethiopia,
Follow MercatorNet
Sections and Blogs
Family Edge
Sheila Reports
Reading Matters
Demography Is Destiny
Conniptions (the editorial)
our ideals
our People
Mercator who?
partner sites
audited accounts
New Media Foundation
Suite 12A, Level 2
5 George Street
North Strathfield NSW 2137
+61 2 8005 8605
skype: mercatornet

© New Media Foundation 2014 | powered by Encyclomedia | designed by Elleston