Advanced maternal age

Babies After 35 with Dr. Shannon Clark

Babies After 35 with Dr. Shannon Clark

Many people are choosing to start their families later in life and are confused and unsure when they learn that after the age of 35 they are considered “advanced maternal age.” Is this something they should be worried about?

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Your Pregnancy And Childbirth After Age 35

Your Pregnancy And Childbirth After Age 35

I recently did an interview the Dr. Aimee of "The Egg Whisperer Show"! We discussed all things pregnancy and childbirth after age 35 and answer some very important questions. An REI and MFM specialist led to some excellent discussion!

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Is Having A Baby Over 35 As Risky As We Thought?

Is Having A Baby Over 35 As Risky As We Thought?

I’ll never forget when I first saw the term on my medical record: “Elderly Multigravida.” There it was, like a death sentence, confirming all my worst fears: I was old, and dying of something very, very grave.

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Let’s Be Real About George Clooney’s Pregnancy

Let’s Be Real About George Clooney’s Pregnancy

When the world found out that George Clooney, age 55, was going to be a father of twins, the internet literally swooned. Matt Damon almost started crying. My phone blew up with questions about whether I thought they did IVF or not.

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The Average New Mom Is Older Than Ever

The Average New Mom Is Older Than Ever

Women are starting families later. But the main force behind the trend is a dramatic drop in births to teens. That drove up the average age at which women give birth to their first child to 26.3 years in 2014, from 24.9 years in 2000, according to data released Thursday from the CDC.

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Fertility and Pregnancy After Age 35 :: Fact or Fiction?

Fertility and Pregnancy After Age 35 :: Fact or Fiction?

A woman is born with all the eggs she will ever have in her lifetime :: FACTA female is born with 1-2 million eggs. At puberty she has 300,000-500,000,at age 37 she has 25,000, and age 51 she has 1,000 eggs left.

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Janet Jackson pregnancy: Is it safe at 50?

Janet Jackson pregnancy: Is it safe at 50?

Janet Jackson officially acknowledged her first pregnancy Wednesday at age 50. More women are holding off pregnancy until 35 or older, so we had some questions about the risks involved in getting pregnant at “advanced maternal age.”

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The Top 5 Thoughts of Women Pregnant After Age 35

The Top 5 Thoughts of Women Pregnant After Age 35

The age at which women have their first child continues to increase. In fact, according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), the first birth rate for women aged 40-44 has doubled since 1990 and the rate for women age 35-39 has increased six-fold since the 1970s!

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Don’t Let AMA Define Your Pregnancy

Don’t Let AMA Define Your Pregnancy

So it seems to me that the “AMA” letters that were stitched in to all my maternity shirts are simply just a cautionary red flag for what may happen. It does not negate the fear factor one may feel while at the same time doctors are saying not to stress and to relax.

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This New Mom Did An Amazing Photo Shoot With Her Egg Donor

This New Mom Did An Amazing Photo Shoot With Her Egg Donor

I knew that trying to become a first-time mom at 40 would be tough. My fears were realized when my first pregnancy ended in miscarriage. Although that loss was devastating, I had no idea just how much more disappointment I was about to experience.

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What Every Woman Should Know About Pregnancy After Age 35

What Every Woman Should Know About Pregnancy After Age 35

It’s official. Women have babies after age 35 and MORE women are having babies after age 35 now than ever before. The “advanced maternal age” woman is more becoming a typical patient rather than the unicorn that she once was.

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Fashionably Late to Motherhood

Fashionably Late to Motherhood

I had always liked the idea of having a family. In fact, I was frightened that it might not happen for me. But I could never picture myself as a mother. I liked having routine and order in my life, with occasional bursts of spontaneity that were on my terms.

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Starting Over After Divorce

Starting Over After Divorce

In this “over 35 “ club, we can all agree that there is no shortage of challenges. We face judgment, guilt, and difficulty finding acceptance at times. Why? Three words: Advanced Maternal Age. There is a stigma attached to waiting later in life to have babies.

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