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Declining realisation of reproductive intentions with age

Beaujouan, Eva; Reimondos, Anna; Gray, Edith; Evans, Ann; Sobotka, Tomas


STUDY QUESTION What is the likelihood of having a child within 4 years for men and women with strong short-term reproductive intentions, and how is it affected by age? SUMMARY ANSWER For women, the likelihood of realising reproductive intentions decreased steeply from age 35: the effect of age was weak and not significant for men. WHAT IS KNOWN ALREADY Men and women are postponing childbearing until later ages. For women, this trend is associated with a higher risk that childbearing...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019-09-27
Type: Journal article
Source: Human Reproduction
DOI: 10.1093/humrep/dez150


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