DNA May Be A Factor In When And How Many Kids You Have

May also be a factor in other areas of reproduction

Your DNA may influence how old you are when you become a parent and how many kids you will have. A team of 250 scientists say they have identified 12 areas of DNA associated with age of first childbirth and total family size. The lead author of the study says this may allow doctors to one day answer the question ‘how late can you wait to have babies?”

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