Older Mothers Give Children A Healthier Start In Life, Claims Study

23/08/2012 12:47 | Updated 22 May 2015
Older mothers give children a healthier start in lifeGetty

We're used to hearing about the risks associated with being an older mum, but a new study suggests that mums aged 40 and over could actually give their children a better start in life.

Researchers at University College London analysed data from more than 78,000 children born in England between 2000 and 2002 to mothers aged between 13 and 57 years of age.

The children who were born to

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