Ford and colleagues performed a secondary data analysis of the Avon Longitudinal Study of Pregnancy and Childhood, a large population-based study in the United Kingdom. Very few studies have addressed actual fertility of older men controlling for declining female fertility Anderson,although the time to pregnancy questionnaire Joffe, is promising Hassan and Killick,but has yet to be applied to older men. A similar analysis also done in showed that men over age 30 were more likely to conceive a child with schizophrenia, with the greatest risk associated with men over age Germ cell loss during post-prophase of meiosis and its relationship to daily sperm production. The trend in parenthood at an older age has also been seen in men. Indeed, age-related reduction in ejaculation frequency may lead to underestimation of accessory gland hypofunction, whether androgen-dependent or not, in older men. As women get older, IVF success declines:
There may be a very mild decrease in seminal volume how much semen is ejaculated with age.
Age’s Impact on Male Fertility
Elective and Onco-fertility preservation: Human Reproduction, 29 2 Schedule A Call Ready to learn more about egg freezing? Women can have children at any age because many women have babies in their 40s. Preliminary screening over the telephone excluded men who had smoked cigarettes in the last 6 months; had a vasectomy or a history of an undescended testicle or prostate cancer; had ever received chemotherapy or radiation treatments; had current fertility or reproductive problems men were included who claimed their wives had a fertility problem ; or had a previous semen analysis with zero sperm count.