News of Interest for Late-in-Life Moms March 9, 2009
News to know:
Children of older dads do less well in IQ tests
Children of older fathers appear to perform less well in intelligence tests during infancy and childhood, according to a new study.
The study found that children with older mothers tended to gain higher scores in the same tests, which measured the ability to think and reason, including concentration, learning, memory, speaking and reading skills.
Australian researchers analyzed data from intelligence tests taken by 33,437 children who were born between 1959 and 1965 in the United States.
Five myths of fertility treatments
Robin Nixon offers a special report on MSNBC.com about common misperceptions about "test-tube" and "designer" babies.