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Some parents are finding it increasingly difficult to conceive the second time around

Some parents are finding it increasingly difficult to conceive the second time around

Some parents are finding it increasingly difficult to conceive the second time around

ON one hand, women are continually being told how our egg supply is dwindling and how our ovaries will one day shrivel up and die. On the other, statistics suggest that we are increasingly in mass denial about the fact that fertility, like all things, must come to an end.

Yesterday, a study by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development revealed that Irish women are fourth on a list of 'women past childbearing age who haven't given birth.' It is clear that Irish women are waiting quite a while before they finally get down to babymaking.


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