What’s New with the Project

What is the Advanced Maternal Age Project?

Our mission continues. Our goal is to provide unique support to women and couples who made the choice to start their family at age 35 or better. All at no charge. It’s our nonprofit’s work.

Mid-life pregnancy and motherhood is a growing trend in the developed world. It is not going away.

Enjoy our site filled with women’s stories, expert voices and information to make the best choices for you.

  • 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. Follow us on Twitter for news about the trend.

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. If 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 write us as a first step.

Want to know more about our organization and how you can fund our work?

For all inquiries, please contact us at info@advancedmaternalage.org

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Featured Stories of Women of Advanced Maternal Age

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...]

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...]

Sharing Our Perspectives: Emily’s Feedback

Emily is a 52-year-old woman who is pregnant for the first time and used donor egg IVF to conceive. She wrote us recently and we are hoping to hear … [Read More...]

Read Past Featured Motherhood Stories

Information Series

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...]

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...]

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

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 […]

Our Fifth Birthday

Five years ago in early 2012, I felt that I needed to share a story. It turns out that it was actually many stories, both mine personally and those of other women. My aim was to dispel a myth in a way that would encourage and motivate my younger sisters to contemplate their life plans […]

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Expert Voices

Expert Voices: Iris Waichler, MSW, LCSW

 The Experience of Being a Mother of Advanced Maternal Age (MAMA) Sharon Munroe, one of the founding mothers of The Advanced Maternal Age Project, … [Read More...]

Expert Voices: Christina G. Hibbert, Psy.D. on Pregnancy & Postpartum Mood & Anxiety Disorders: Are Women of Advanced Maternal Age at higher risk?

As mentioned in my previous contributions to The Advanced Maternal Age Project, Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMADs) are caused by a … [Read More...]

Interview with Holistic Health & Fertility Writer, Jess Pedersen

Recently, Co-editor Sharon posed some questions to Jess Pedersen of Be Mama Be Well to learn more about her work and support of women. Sharon: What … [Read More...]

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