Older men are more likely than young ones to father a child who develops autism or schizophrenia, because of random mutations that become more numerous with advancing paternal age, scientists reported on Wednesday, in the first study to quantify the effect as it builds each year. The age of mothers had no bearing on the risk for these disorders, the study found.

Father’s Age Linked to Autism and Schizophrenia - NYTimes

So all you older women looking to have a baby should turn towards a fling w/ a young buck. According to science, of course.

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