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Many Young People Think They Can't Get Pregnant: Study

The Globe and Mail,  Feb 8, 2012

Women in their 30s can’t escape dire warnings about having kids “before it’s too late.” For young women, though, the message about infertility may be too loud and not altogether clear. As many as 19 per cent of women aged 18 to 29 believe they’re infertile, according to a study from the Guttmacher Institute, a New York-based non-profit organization devoted to reproductive health. But in reality, only 6 per cent of women in this age group are likely to have trouble conceiving within a year of trying (the medical definition of infertility).

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