Babies born to older fathers more likely to have health problems, study finds

Newborn babies whose fathers are 45 and older are more likely to be underweight or wind up in intensive care, researchers reported last week, adding to the list of problems associated with older dads. For fathers 55 and up, infants tended to score worse in a standardised test used to assess the baby’s health immediately after birth. How men can keep their sperm healthy: great sex, cold baths, garlic Even more startling – and harder to explain – was a heightened risk of…

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