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! :)