The American Fertility Association’s Top Ten Myths about Fertility
Saturday April 09th, 2011 09:23 PM

Published with permission from The AFA, 2009

By Patricia Mendell, LCSW

The goal of the top ten fertility myths is to alert both men and women to the most common misconceptions about fertility often lulling them into a false sense of security about their choices and treatment options.
It is rare to find individuals who do not have mistaken ideas about their fertility.  Numerous times women as well as men believe that looking youthful will translate into extending their biological clock.  As more is known about fertility, age, lifestyles and environmental influences, the importance of educating the public grows.

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