Persistence and Instinct Gave Me My Rainbow Baby

Persistence and Instinct Gave Me My Rainbow Baby

Like many women, I led a fit and healthy lifestyle, spent my twenties exploring the world, focused on my career and waited to find ‘Mr Right’. During this time, I wasn’t too concerned with starting a family. Getting pregnant is supposed to be one of the most natural...
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...
Motherhood At 40 Made Me Feel Younger

Motherhood At 40 Made Me Feel Younger

  Walking in, I see a group of women and preschool-aged children sitting, standing, talking, and playing. I notice the ages of the mothers immediately and realize I stand out. I smile… Moms are enjoying grown-up talk while the kids play. Topics include that...
5 Common Misconceptions About IVF  

5 Common Misconceptions About IVF  

    As someone who spends her day talking to patients about IVF, I find that many people are not excited to find themselves across the table from me. As a fertility specialist, the conversations in my office are never dull, but when a couple is faced with...