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Fertility and advanced maternal age

Icon Image | Photo: Shutterstock It is not only the term itself but also the definition of “advanced age” in connection with the desire to have children which gives rise to numerous discussions. In English speaking countries the term “advanced maternal age” is most commonly used for all women aged 35 or more at the

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From Venus to Casanova all the way to Marilyn Monroe…

Sexual myths and their impact on our life today

Icon Image | Photo: Shutterstock Since time began, people concern themselves with sexuality, the wish to have children and symbols of fertility. Firmly anchored with our “deepest yearnings and wishes”, the first myths were born. Emergence of myths The origin and thus the deep rootedness of myths are just as old as the history of

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Unwanted Childlessness and Stress

What do we know about the links existing between them?

Icon Image | Photo: Shutterstock Illnesses, environmental pollutants, ageing are, inter alia, factors which may impair fertility. Unwanted childlessness is often due to a combination of several causes. To date, we know far too little, for example, about the role played by psychological strain. Couples wishing to conceive are usually under great pressure and are

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