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...
The Infertile Scientist Tried Acupuncture

The Infertile Scientist Tried Acupuncture

  I am a Maternal-Fetal Medicine specialist who takes care of women with high-risk pregnancies with roles and a clinician, educator, and researcher. My practice is academic and evidence-based, which means I practice according to the most recent proven...
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...
Beyond the Egg Timer

Beyond the Egg Timer

  I am an intentional mother and accidental writer.  I always knew I wanted to be the former; I never imagined I could be the latter. One day my fertility journey collided with the literary sphere. This happened after celebrating the fortieth birthday of my dear...
Cord Blood Banking!

Cord Blood Banking!

From the logistical items like what car seat to buy and at which hospital you’ll be delivering, to the medical considerations like if you should get genetic counseling or bank your baby’s cord blood, there are a lot of things to consider when preparing for the arrival...