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Pregnancy After 35: What Older Moms Want to Know About Pregnancy

As a woman gets older her risks for certain genetic disorders and pregnancy complications increase and fertility in general declines. Keep in mind that the age 35 is not a line in the sand for fertility or pregnancy complications. But the biological clock, so to speak, starts ticking for a lot of women at around the age of 35. » Read more

Age and Fertility – What the Statistics Say

One of the basic “facts of life” is that a woman can become pregnant from the time she begins menstruating until she goes through menopause decades later. But the real life truth isn’t so basic. Despite news reports about women giving birth in their 50s – and even a random few in their 60s – for most women, the chances of becoming pregnant decrease with age. » Read more