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BMJ 2000; 320 doi: (Published 24 June 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:1738
  1. Douglas Carnall (
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    This week the BMJ carries a paper and an editorial that confirm the fact that older parents are not only less likely to conceive but also more likely to have a bad outcome from their pregnancy (pp 1681,1708).

    The human cost of all this is clearly expressed on the internet. If you can cope with a …

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