Janet Jackson pregnancy: Is it safe at 50?

Janet Jackson pregnancy: Is it safe at 50?

Janet Jackson officially acknowledged her first pregnancy Wednesday at age 50. More women are holding off pregnancy until 35 or older, so we had some questions about the risks involved in getting pregnant at “advanced maternal age.” Is it dangerous to have...
Chemical Pregnancy: It Happened To Me

Chemical Pregnancy: It Happened To Me

  As a Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist, I deal with all things pregnancy-the good, the bad and the complicated. As a result, I have diagnosed and counseled many women over the years with a positive pregnancy test but never had a pregnancy develop. It is a hard...
IVF after 40 – The Fertility Fountain of Youth?

IVF after 40 – The Fertility Fountain of Youth?

  All too often popular culture makes IVF seem like the miracle cure-all for fertility problems, especially as women age. We are bombarded with images of glowing celebrities in their 40s, or even older, cradling their baby bump or with a “miracle” newborn in...