Obstetrics & gynaecology

Women's wellness: pregnant later in life

Are you considering pregnancy after 35? Understand the issues for older mothers - and know what it takes to have a healthy pregnancy.

Health

Children of older mothers do better

Children of older mothers are healthier, taller and obtain more education than the children of younger mothers. The reason is that in industrialized countries educational opportunities are increasing, and people are getting ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Work-family stress ongoing for mothers

It would not surprise many people to learn that being a new mum coupled with working is quite stressful but WA researchers have determined that this high stress level remains constant throughout the first eight years of their ...

Genetics

New clues to causes of birth defects

Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have found a possible clue to why older mothers face a higher risk for having babies born with conditions such as Down syndrome that are characterized ...

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