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.

Dear Furbaby :: I Am A Better Mom Because You Had Me First | Author

January 2019


Houston Moms Blog

Let’s Talk about Sex {While Pregnant}, Baby! | Author

January 2019


Houston Moms Blog

CDC says U.S. has reached 30-year low in fertility rates | Medical Expert

January 2019


CW39 Houston

26 questions about giving birth that you’ve been too afraid to ask, answered by 2 doctors | Medical Expert

March 2019


Insider

Night Shifts May Increase the Risk of Miscarriage During Pregnancy | Medical expert

April 2019


Health Line

“Sit Down, Mommy!” and Other Sage Advice from a Two Year Old | Author

March 2019


Houston Moms Blog

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

January 2018


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” | Medical 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


SELF Magazine

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

September 2017


Mind Body Green

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

September 2017


The Huffington Post

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

July 2017


CNN Health

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

June 2017


The New York Times

“Dear Nurse” | Author

May 2017


The Huffington Post

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

May 2017


Curetalks

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

March 2017


Glamour Magazine

“Should you donate your eggs?” | Medical expert

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 expert

February 2017


The Guardian

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

February 2017


Fit Pregnancy

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

January 2017


Mind Body Green

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

January 2017


Mind Body Green

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

January 2017


The Huffington Post

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

December 2016


Mind Body Green

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

December 2016


Healthgrades

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

December 2016


Mind Body Green

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

November 2016


Women's Health Magazine

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

October 2016


USA Today

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

September 2016


Fusion.net

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

September 2016


Parents Magazine

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

September 2016


The Huffington Post

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

September 2016


Mind Body Green

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

August 2016


Medscape

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

July 2016


The Huffington Post

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

July 2016


Glamour Magazine

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

July 2016


Self Magazine

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

July 2016


Self Magazine

“Pregnancy after 40” | Medical expert panelist

June 2016


The Stream, Al Jazeera

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

May 2016


Glamour Magazine

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

April 2016


Motherly

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

April 2016


Mind Body Green

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

April 2016


The Huffington Post

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

April 2016


Ebony Magazine

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

April 2016


The Huffington Post

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

March 2016


Parent Herald

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

March 2016


STAT News

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

March 2016


Parents Magazine

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

February 2016


Health Magazine

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

February 2016


The Washington Post

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

February 2016


Self Magazine

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

February 2016


Motherly

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

January 2016


The Bump

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

January 2016


Motherly

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

January 2016


Stat News

“Green tea danger?” | Medical expert

January 2016


Bottom Line Health

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

January 2016


Mind Body Green

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

January 2016


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 expert

December 2015


Motherly

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

December 2015


Motherly

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

December 2015


Motherly

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

November 2015


Mind Body Green

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

October 2015


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


Mind Body Green

“Is Baby Fever Real?” | Medical expert

September 2015


US News and World Report Health

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

August 2015


US News and World Report Health

“16 Health Screenings All Women Need” | Medical expert

July 2014


US News and World Report Health

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

April 2014


Reuters Health

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

September 2013


Radio interview with am 740 KTRH NewsRadio

“High Intensity Exercise While Pregnant?” | Medical expert

September 2013


Fit Pregnancy

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

July 2013


Fox News Magazine

“Tips to Ease Morning Sickness” | Medical expert

July 2013


Today’s Parent USA

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

July 2013


The Mommyhood Chronicles

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

June 2013


EmpowHer

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

June 2013  


Candace Rose

 “A Visit with Dr. Shannon Clark”  | Interview

April 2013


GuidryNews.com

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

December 2012


Fox News Latino

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

August-September 2011


Fit Pregnancy

“The End is Near” | Medical contributor

May 2011


Muscle and Performance Magazine

“Working the Baby Bump” | Medical expert

April 2011


Muscle and Performance Magazine