She's spoken openly in the past about her own struggles with menopause, which hit her at the age of 35, after she underwent surgery to have her ovaries removed.
And the couple have now addressed the subject of menopause from a man's perspective.
It would help explain why Japanese, Chinese and African women - where the menopause is seen as a normal stage of life and older people are celebrated - tend to sail through it all trouble-free.
In the UK we view the menopause almost as an illness that marks the end of our youth and fertility.
Of course the menopause will seem that much harder if we're constantly being reminded that growing older is a terrible thing.
The menopause brings with it real ailments including hot flushes, mood swings and vaginal dryness.