What’s New with the Project

What is the Advanced Maternal Age Project?

Our Mission is to provide support to women and couples who made the choice to start their family at age 35 or better.

Enjoy our site filled with women’s stories, expert voices and information.

Is there something you still need? What other resources should we make available?

We’d love to hear from you. Write Us at info@advancedmaternalage.org

What Was Your Experience?

Share Your Story with Our Nonprofit to Help Other Women. Donations Support our Research and Publishing.

Our research team continues to capture longer, more in-depth stories from advanced maternal age mothers like you. Our Nonprofit is bringing them to our international audience in narrative form, along with audio clips and photos of the women and their families. Share Your StoryIf you became a mother for the first time at age of 35 or later, we’d love to hear your story! We are now scheduling for individual sessions for in person and telephone interviews. Please complete our form (below) as a first step.

Want to know more about our organization and how you can fund our work? Please contact us at info@advancedmaternalage.org.

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Featured Stories of Women of Advanced Maternal Age

Sharon Simons, Adoptive Mom and Author

Sharon Simon’s Story

We are pleased to bring you an excerpt from a longer motherhood story, that of Sharon Simons. Her path to starting a family took many twists and turns … [Read More...]

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Rachel’s Story

While contemplating a second Advanced Maternal Age pregnancy, Rachel from California found our work and shared some of her story. We … [Read More...]

Baby Dory

Stephanie’s Story of Birth on Two Continents

Stephanie shares her unique story of motherhood. Stephanie is not only an advanced maternal age mother of two, but also a reverend and a doula in … [Read More...]

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Information Series

From Recoverymama.com, Dr. Linda Shanti's Blog

MYTH Busting on Pregnancy

Since becoming a mom at an advanced maternal age, licensed clinical psychologist Dr. Linda Shanti's passions have expanded to include supporting women … [Read More...]

Serena and Her Son Riley

About Risk: Comparing Apples with Apples

Serena Kirby, a professional writer and AMA mom from Western Australia contacted us this summer. Her new book called Better Late Than Never … [Read More...]

Plan

Thankful for a Choice and Creating Your Own Legacy

  By Marcia Clark My mom had my baby sister when she was 41.  Back in the 1960s this was amazing and uncommon. Was she scared and did the … [Read More...]

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From the Founder and Executive Director

Central Texas Doula Association

Meeting the Doulas

We have been advising women to strongly consider having a doula or birth coach present at their childbirth and to look for help for a postpartum doula when baby comes and more help is needed. Doulas provide personal and customized help to couples and support to attain their birth plans and beyond. My own experience […]

Why My Son Has Siblings (as featured on BlogHer Moms)

At the age of 3, I was given a gift, a sweet sister. Like most older siblings, I didn’t always feel like she was a gift. My sister went from being a young toddler following my every move and adoring me to being fiercely independent as a teenager. Lots of hair pulling and squabbles over […]

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Expert Voices

Dr. Christina Hibbert

Expert Voices: Dr. Ivy Margulies

We are honored to have an expert voice on a very difficult topic to learn and talk about. This is an important addition to our information … [Read More...]

Words of Wisdom – Excerpts from Christianne Northrup, M.D.’s Work

One of the leading authorities on women's health is OB/Gyn and author Christianne Northrup was writing about the trend of women becoming mothers for … [Read More...]

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Expert Voice Iris Waichler, MSW, LCSW

                                    Choices and Tips for Starting a Family After Age 35   The number of women who are choosing to have a … [Read More...]

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