Dr Hunter on ABC Perth: “We see a big increase in the number of older mums”

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median age of Australian mums

According to the latest ABS data, over 34,000 babies were born in 2021, here in Western Australia.

The median age of Australian mums is now the highest it has ever been – at 31.7 years old and the fertility of women aged 40-45 has tripled!

But age still plays a significant role in both men and women’s fertility, listen back as Geoff Hutchison chats to Dr Tamara Hunter, a Perth fertility specialist, gynaecologist and the director of WOOM.