As a double board-certified OB/GYN and Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist, Dr. Shannon M. Clark is a leading expert on pregnancy and the risks and complications associated with fertility and childbirth. As a woman who has herself experienced pregnancy in her 40s, she also has a unique perspective on childbearing later in life. For these reasons, Dr. Clark is a sought-after author and consultant for media outlets working on stories detailing the trials and triumphs of men and women working to conceive, birth, and raise happy, healthy children.

“Trying to get pregnant? 7 questions you should be asking first” | Medical expert

January 2018


Online article, NBC News/Today

“Here’s What You Need to Know About Treating a UTI While Pregnant” | Medical expert

January 2018


Online article, SELF Magazine

“Fertility And Pregnancy After Age 35 :: Fact or Fiction?” | Author

December 2018


Houston Moms Blog

“Dwyane Wade Slams Critics Saying Gabrielle Union Was Acting Like She Gave Birth” | Medial expert

December 2018


HuffPost

“Like Gabrielle Union, I Was Shamed After I Went Public With My Infertility” | Author

December 2018


HuffPost

“Amy Schumer Shares an Ultrasound Video of Her Very Energetic Baby: ‘That’s Why I’m Puking Every Day’” | Medical Expert

November 2018


Self Magazine

“10 Things I Hate About Toddlerhood” | Author

October 2018


Houston Moms Blog

“Why Do Baby Bumps Look So Different on Different Women?” | Medical expert

October 2018


The Cut

“In A Day Full of Failures, You Gave Me The Win I Needed” | Author

September 2018


Houston Moms Blog

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

September 2018


Houston Moms Blog

“Trailblazers: Rewriting the Narrative. Conversations with the Inspiring Dr. Shannon M. Clark” | Interview

September 2018


Voyage Houston

“What You Need to Know About Toxemia, the Scary Complication Beyoncé Had While Pregnant With Twins” | Medical expert

August 2018


Self Magazine

“D-MER:: The Postpartum Condition That Made Me Feel Sad and Disgusted Every Time I Pumped” | Author

May 2018


Houston Moms Blog

“Meghan King Edmonds Is 33 Weeks Pregnant and Says She’s ‘Really Struggling With Breathing’” | Medical expert

May 2018


Self Magazine

“Introduction to high risk pregnancy” | Interview

May 2018


I Am Happy Podcast

“Why Are Some People Always Hot and Others Always Cold?” | Medical expert

July 2018


Self Magazine

“The Truth About First Time Motherhood After Age 40″ | Author

July 2018


Houston Moms Blog

“I Know I Shouldn’t Obsess About Getting Pregnant Again After My Miscarriage, but I Can’t Stop” | Medical expert

April 2018


Self Magazine

“The Vegetarian Pregnancy:: Is It Easy Being Green?” | Author

April 2018


Houston Moms Blog

“Chrissy Teigen Posted an Adorable Video of Luna Interrupting Her Fetal Nonstress Test” | Medical expert

April 2018


Self Magazine

“Getting Pregnant After 35 May Be Considered ‘High-Risk,’ But It Doesn’t Have to Be High Stress” | Medical expert

May 2018


Rewire News

“The Scary Postpartum Condition That Caught Me Completely Off Guard — And What I Did About It” | Medical expert

May 2018


Mind Body Green

“Dehydration Can Cause Contractions During Pregnancy, as ‘Bachelorette’ Star Ali Fedotowsky Just Found Out” | Medical expert

February 2018


Self Magazine

“NHL Star Erik Karlsson and His Wife Lost Their Son a Month Before He Was Due” | Medical expert

March 2018


Self Magazine

“Here’s Why Khloe Kardashian Used Hormone Suppositories at the Beginning of Her Pregnancy” | Medical expert

February 2018


Self Magazine

“Chrissy Teigen Says Her Baby Is ‘Sucking the Life’ From Her” | Medical expert

February 2018


Self Magazine

“Checklist: What To Bring When Traveling While Pregnant” | Medical expert

December 2017


The Bump

“The Childbirth Stories You Haven’t Heard” | Medical expert

November 2017


US News and World Report

“What to Say—and What Not to Say—to Someone Going Through IVF” | Medical expert

September 2017


Online article, SELF Magazine

“Is It Easier To Give Birth If You Work Out? An OB-GYN Explains” | Author

September 2017


Online article, Mind Body Green

“Reflecting On My First Year Of Motherhood At Age 44” | Author

September 2017


Online article, The Huffington Post

“Mom’s sweet tooth may be linked to child’s allergies, study says” | Medical expert

July 2017


Online article, CNN Health

“Can You Have a Healthy Vegetarian or Vegan Pregnancy?” | Medical expert

June 2017


Online article, The New York Times

“Dear Nurse” | Author

May 2017


Online article, The Huffington Post

“High risk pregnancies: Causes and Care” | Medical expert

May 2017


Podcast, Curetalks

“This New Mom Did an Amazing Photo Shoot With Her Egg Donor” | Author

March 2017


Online article, Glamour Magazine

“Should you donate your eggs?” | Medical contributor

March 2017


Online article, US News

“Bridging the doctor-patient divide” | Medical expert

March 2017


Radio, RN Health Report, ABC (Australia)

“Heal thyself: meet the doctors living with the conditions they treat” | Medical contributor

February 2017


Online article, The Guardian

“Your Stay-Healthy Winter Survival Guide” | Medical contributor

February 2017


Online article, Fit Pregnancy

“Is It Dangerous To Practice Yoga While You’re On Your Period?” | Medical contributor

January 2017


Online article, Mind Body Green

“No One Will Know You Skipped Your Post-Workout Shower With These 4 Tips” | Medical contributor

January 2017


Online article, Mind Body Green

“An open letter to my babies on my first day back to work” | Author

January 2017


Online article, The Huffington Post

“Exercise & Yeast Infections: Everything You Need To Know, According To An OB/GYN” | Medical contributor

December 2016


Online article, Mind Body Green

“15 Things Ob/Gyns Want Pregnant Women to Know” | Medical contributor

December 2016


Online article, Healthgrades

“What Should You Wear Under Your Yoga Pants? An OB/GYN Explains” | Medical contributor

December 2016


Online article, Mind Body Green

“Kim Kardashian is looking into a surrogate for baby #3—But what does that mean?” | Medical contributor

November 2016


Online article, Women's Health Magazine

“Janet Jackson pregnancy: Is it safe at 50?” | Medical contributor

October 2016


Online article, USA Today

“What really happens to a woman’s body before, during, and after pushing out a baby” | Medical contributor

September 2016


Online article, Fusion.net

“Why I Fought to Have a VBAC: One Mom’s Story” | Medical contributor

September 2016


Online article, Parents Magazine

“My first lesson as an expectant mother made me a better physician” | Author

September 2016


Online article, The Huffington Post

“I’m An OB-GYN. Here’s Why I Turned To Acupuncture When I Wanted To Get Pregnant” | Author

September 2016


Online article, Mind Body Green

“Braided Cervical Cerclage May Raise the Risk for Preterm Birth” | Medical contributor

August 2016


Online article, Medscape

“The Biggest Lies I Told Myself (About My Future Fertility).” | Author

July 2016


Online article, The Huffington Post

“The Terrifying Reason All Pregnant Women Should Get Tested for STIs” | Medical contributor

July 2016


Online article, Glamour Magazine

“These Are The Pregnancy Pains You Shouldn’t Ignore.” | Medical contributor

July 2016


Online article, Self Magazine

“An Ob/Gyn Shares Her Journey From Infertility, To An Egg Donor, To Twins.” | Author

July 2016


Online article, Self Magazine

“Pregnancy after 40” | Medical expert panelist

June 2016


The Stream, Al Jazeera

“Is the secret to getting pregnant in your genes?” | Medical contributor

May 2016


Online article, Glamour Magazine

“Planning a pregnancy? Here’s what you need to know about Zika virus.” | Medical contributor

April 2016


Online article, Motherly

“What Every Woman Should Know About Pregnancy After Age 35.” | Author

April 2016


Online article, Mind Body Green

“The Business of Delayed Child-Bearing in the Career Woman.”

April 2016


Online article, The Huffington Post

“Black Women Turn to Internet to Battle Mystifying Illness.” | Author

April 2016


Online article, Ebony Magazine

“40 Isn’t the New 30 When it Comes to Your Ovaries.” | Author

April 2016


Online article, The Huffington Post

“Pregnancy Facts: Post Delivery Changes Women Should Expect.” | Medical contributor

March 2016


Online article, Parent Herald

“Inducing labor late in pregnancy doesn’t increase c-section risk.” | Medical contributor

March 2016


Online article, STAT News

“6 Post-Delivery Body Surprises to Expect.” | Medical contributor

March 2016


Online article, Parents Magazine

“9 things every woman must know about her fertility.” | Medical contributor

February 2016


Online article, Health Magazine

“I’m a high-risk-pregnancy expert. So why didn’t I worry about my own fertility?” | Author

February 2016


Online article: The Washington Post

“Is Having A Baby Over 35 As Risky As We Thought?” | Medical contributor

February 2016


Online article: Self Magazine

“We were wondering. . . ‘How long will it take me to get pregnant?’’ | Medical contributor

February 2016


Online article: Motherly

“Ovulation Symptoms: 7 Signs Of Ovulation” | Medical contributor

January 2016


Online article: The Bump

“A Motherly guide to: Getting in shape before you get pregnant” | Medical contributor

January 2016


Online article: Motherly

“The average new mom is older than ever” | Medical contributor

January 2016


Online article: Stat News

“Green tea danger?” | Medical contributor

January 2016


Online article, Bottom Line Health

“I have infertility. Here’s what I wish my pregnant friends knew” | Author

January 2016


Online article, Mind Body Green

“Everything You Need To Know About Having Sex With PCOS” | Medical contributor

January 2016


Online article: Refinery 29

“Learning about nausea and vomiting of pregnancy” | Medical expert

December 2015


Healthy Body Healthy Mind, Information Television Network

“Birth control after baby: what’s best for you?” | Medical contributor

December 2015


Online article: Motherly

“Your biggest baby-making sex questions answered” | Medical contributor

December 2015


Online article: Motherly

“Come on, baby! Evidenced-based ways to safely induce labor” | Medical contributor

December 2015


Online article: Motherly

“What I Wish Every Couple Knew Before Starting IVF: An OB/GYN Gets Real” | Author

November 2015


Online article: Mind Body Green

“I’m An OB/GYN Struggling With Infertility. Here’s Why I’m Finally Breaking My Silence” | Author

October 2015


Online article: Mind Body Green

“I’m An OB/GYN. But I Didn’t Understand Why Early Miscarriages Were So Devastating — Until It Happened To Me” | Author

October 2015


Online article: Mind Body Green

“Is Baby Fever Real?” | Medical contributor

September 2015


Online article: US News and World Report Health

“12 Little-Known Things That Happen to Your Body After Giving Birth” | Medical contributor

August 2015


Online article: US News and World Report Health

“16 Health Screenings All Women Need” | Medical contributor

July 2014


Online article: US News and World Report Health

“Pregnancy effects of inflammatory bowel disease may vary” | Medical contributor

April 2014


Online article: Reuters Health

“Pregnant Cross-Trainer Sparks Online Controversy” | Medical contributor

September 2013


Radio interview with am 740 KTRH NewsRadio

“High Intensity Exercise While Pregnant?” | Medical contributor

September 2013


Online article: Fit Pregnancy

“Kate Middleton Reportedly Considering Little-Known Birthing Method” | Medical contributor

July 2013


Online article: Fox News Magazine

“Tips to Ease Morning Sickness” | Medical contributor

July 2013


Online article: Today’s Parent USA

“Tips for Managing Morning Sickness from Dr. Shannon Clark” | Medical contributor

July 2013


Online article: The Mommyhood Chronicles

“Some Advice for Women about Morning Sickness”   | Medical contributor

June 2013


Online article: EmpowHer

“OB/Gyn Dr. Shannon Clark Talks Morning Sickness Symptoms and Treatment Options” | Medical contributor

June 2013  


Online article: Candace Rose

 “A Visit with Dr. Shannon Clark”  | Medical contributor

April 2013


Online article: GuidryNews.com

“Kate Middleton’s Rare Pregnancy Condition Explained by Experts” | Medical contributor

December 2012


Online article: Fox News Latino

“(No) Sex with a Bump” | Medical contributor

August-September 2011


Fit Pregnancy

“The End is Near” | Medical contributor

May 2011


Muscle and Performance Magazine

“Working the Baby Bump” | Medical contributor

April 2011


Muscle and Performance Magazine