Thursday 8 December 2016

We warn teens about getting pregnant - but what about fertility problems later on?

Published 02/06/2015 | 02:30

We have been very effective at teaching teenagers how not to get pregnant. Now, we need to start teaching them about fertility as well, so they can get pregnant when they choose to
We have been very effective at teaching teenagers how not to get pregnant. Now, we need to start teaching them about fertility as well, so they can get pregnant when they choose to

Women need to conceive before they are 30 or they may be too late and end up childless.

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So says Greeta Nargund, Senior Consultant Gynaecologist and lead Consultant for Reproductive Medicine services at St George's Hospital, London.

She believes we are facing a 'fertility timebomb' as the average age a woman gives birth is rising.

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