More Women Try To Get Pregnant With Medical Help

Among women 35 to 39 years old who have experienced one or more births, 15.8% got medical help, up from 13.1% in 1995. For women in this visit the site age group who have never had children, the share rose slightly to 19.6% from 19.1%. The http://finance.myfoxny.com/about.html/news/read/26075459 findings are part of the CDC’s National Survey of Family Growth, which was conducted between June 2006 and June 2010. More than 12,000 women were interviewed, not all of whom had fertility problems or were seeking to get pregnant. While the CDC survey is nationally representative, individual demographic percentagesfor example, women in their late 30s who have had no childrenmay have a larger margin of error because they rely on smaller sample sizes. Also, the CDC’s definition of “medical help to get pregnant” is broadranging from getting advice and infertility testing to artificial insemination, which is fairly rare. Women who are white, better-educated and wealthier are more likely to make use of infertility services, the CDC said. Still, the agency’s latest figures highlight the effects of one of America’s biggest demographic trends: Young and middle-aged Americans are delaying childbearing, often until their 30s or mid-30s, or even beyond. The average age of a U.S.
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