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Conceiving in later life - breaking down common pregnancy statistics

Our latest blog post discusses some oft-quoted statistics on the supposed difficulties of conception for women in their mid-late thirties. You'll be amazed to find out where the numbers come from...

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Interesting post - thanks

First question that springs to mind is why the hell would you use 17th to 19th Century French Parish records as your data set?


Something is nagging at the back of my mind. I am pretty certain that I have come across other research over the years that has used this old set of data.

Funny how stubborn facts and figures can be! :)