Fertility and the Aging Male
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The trend in parenthood at an older age has also been seen in men. Age-related infertility will continue to be a problem. A basic understanding of the issues is critical for health care professionals so that they can effectively counsel patients who are considering a delay in childbearing for social reasons or for those seeking fertility treatments. This review details the changes in fertility seen in the aging male. In recent decades, infertility has impacted an increasing number of couples. The trend for parenthood at an older age has also been seen in men.
How Male Fertility Declines With Age
Ng, R. Donat, L. Chan, A.
Most men know that women's fertility declines after the age of 35, but many men are not aware that their age can affect their ability to become a parent, too. While less is known about male fertility and age, there is increasing evidence that the older a man becomes, the more his fertility diminishes. You can't change your age, but you can arm yourself with the knowledge to improve your chances of successfully having a family. It is not impossible for older men to father children, in fact, many men remain fertile until they are