Joachim W. DudenhausenAmos Grunebaum, and Ursula M. Staudinger

Journal of Perinatal Medicine, January 2013


In the industrialized world, the mean age at which mothers give birth to their first child has increased. The purpose of this article was to review the available evidence in order to optimize preconception care in women who have postponed childbearing to the later years of the reproductive life cycle.