Science has proven the best age for a man to start having babies, and here is the full details.
In Africa, most fertility issues are linked to women. A man is spared most of the time and nobody really talks about fertility problems in men or even if they do they talk about only some aspect of it.
Men too face fertility issues and the chances of these fertility problems increasing with age are much higher. According to Guinness World Records, the oldest man to impregnate a woman and became a father was 92 years old.
However, the truth about male fertility and age will surprise you.
Research shows that age affects a man’s ability to have a baby in a similar way to a woman, but the age differences are not the same. It’s harder for older men to father children, and their offspring are more likely to have health problems.
In fact, new researches suggest that many genetic conditions may be more closely linked to the age of the father than the mother.
There have been several kinds of research on male fertility and different studies have revealed different results. There are many factors that decide the best age for a man to start having babies. One of the main factors that affect fertility in men is testosterone levels.
According to recent studies by the World Health Organization (WHO), when a man reaches 30 years, his testosterone levels reduce by 1% every year. The reduction in testosterone levels also negatively affects the sperm count. It has also been observed that, after the age of 35, the sperm count of a man begins to reduce faster.
According to science and fertility experts from the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, the age where a man is most fertile is between the ages of 22 and 25 years. However, the best age for a man to start fathering children is between 22 to 35 years. Fertility experts suggested that a man should have children before the age of 35. After this age, fertility begins to worsen in men.