Pregnancy

An MFM and REI Discuss Fertility and Pregnancy After 35

An MFM and REI Discuss Fertility and Pregnancy After 35

I was studying medicine and pursuing my training during those “fertile” years. In addition, I didn’t meet my husband until I was 38. So I’ve definitely heard similar stories from many people over the years who have been told that waiting was no ideal!

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Dr. Clark on the Coco Caliente Podcast

Dr. Clark on the Coco Caliente Podcast

I recently did a podcast interview with Nic and Vic of "Coco Caliente" podcast. They discuss their 20-week anatomy ultrasound and give pregnancy updates. I discuss my own journey through pregnancy, and my passion for educating women who are over 35.

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Myths & Realities of Hotly Debated Pregnancy & Birth Topics

Myths & Realities of Hotly Debated Pregnancy & Birth Topics

In this episode of Yoga|Birth|Babies, Deb Flashenberg and I speak about the myths and realities of many pregnancy and birth debated topics. We cover a range of topics from epidurals to putting garlic in your vagina to prevent Group B Strep.

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Is the Secret to Getting Pregnant in Your Genes?

Is the Secret to Getting Pregnant in Your Genes?

Whether you know you want to get pregnant at some point or are actually starting to try, it’s normal to be a little worried about the whole thing. After all, we all know someone who has struggled to conceive!

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Conversations with the Inspiring Dr. Shannon M. Clark

Conversations with the Inspiring Dr. Shannon M. Clark

I took a special interest in pregnancy after the age of 35, which according to age alone, is considered a high-risk pregnancy. I was inspired not only by the experiences of friends and patients, but also by my own personal experience of trying to start a family after the age of 40.

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I am an OB/GYN :: This is What EVERY Woman Should Know About Pregnancy and Delivery

I am an OB/GYN :: This is What EVERY Woman Should Know About Pregnancy and Delivery

As an OB/GYN and high-risk pregnancy specialist, I get called, texted and emailed nearly daily by friends, friends of friends, coworkers and family members with questions about various issues surrounding pregnancy and delivery.

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15 Things Ob/Gyns Want Pregnant Women to Know

15 Things Ob/Gyns Want Pregnant Women to Know

Things always seem to be changing, and there are many misconceptions out there—about prenatal testing, labor and delivery, and postnatal care. Knowing what to listen to and what to ignore can be tricky. The best route is to consult with your doctor.

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These Are the Pregnancy Pains You Shouldn’t Ignore

These Are the Pregnancy Pains You Shouldn’t Ignore

Pregnancy does crazy things to your body. That’s not really surprising since you’re growing an entirely new person in a relatively tiny space. Plus, with the sudden influx of new and intense hormones, pregnancy can be extremely uncomfortable in a wide variety of ways.

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Pregnancy Past 40 on Al Jazeera “The Stream”

Pregnancy Past 40 on Al Jazeera “The Stream”

Deciding if, and when, to have a child is a very personal decision. Now, thanks to advances in reproductive medicine, that decision doesn’t always have to be restricted to the “ideal” child bearing years – either by parameters set up by science, or society.

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Everything You Want to Know About Pregnancy, Labor and Delivery and Postpartum, But Are Afraid to Ask!

Everything You Want to Know About Pregnancy, Labor and Delivery and Postpartum, But Are Afraid to Ask!

If you or someone you know is preparing for labor and delivery, this information is a must-read! There are several things to be aware of during labor and delivery, with additional considerations to keep in mind if you are is 35 or over at the time of delivery.

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Is It Easier to Give Birth if You Work Out? An OB-GYN Explains

Is It Easier to Give Birth if You Work Out? An OB-GYN Explains

It is no secret that the health benefits of routine physical exercise are many. Working out improves your mental health, helps with weight control, boosts your energy levels, improves sleep, and can prevent the onset of many medical conditions.

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Sleep During Pregnancy

Sleep During Pregnancy

In pregnancy, there is a decrease in the amount of restful sleep, deep sleep and dream sleep, and an increase daytime sleepiness and fatigue. The decrease in dream sleep, in particular, is thought to be related to pregnancy hormones like progesterone.

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