UK Secondary School Pupils To Have ‘fertility lessons’ Amid Concerns Women Leaving It Too Late to Try for a Baby

Teens will be taught a woman's fertility rate tends to decline with age

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Secondary school pupils will be given occasional ‘fertility lessons’ to help address concerns that many are leaving it too late in life to try for a baby.

Teenagers will be taught when women are at their most fertile as part of the compulsory health education classes.

The lessons will highlight how a woman’s fertility tends to decrease after the age of 35 and will explain how ‘lifestyle factors’ such as age, obesity and drink can affect fertility.

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