Saturday, April 07, 2007

Decline in Fertility and Serious Birth Defects Associated With Advanced Paternal Age

: Urol Clin North Am. 1994 Aug;21(3):549-56. Links
Reproductive function in the aging male.Meacham RB, Murray MJ.
Division of Urology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver

Although the association between advanced paternal age and serious birth defects has received less attention than the effect of maternal age on such defects, this association has been demonstrated. This, as well as the potential decline in fertility among older men, should be borne in mind by men electing to defer establishing a family.

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