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What Was Your Experience?…Share Your Story to Help Other Women

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.

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Featured Stories of Women of Advanced Maternal Age

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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...]

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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...]

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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...]

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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

Budgeting!

Cash Flow Then and Now

  It is widely recognized that having and raising kids is expensive. From healthcare to childcare, clothing and toys, most parents make adjustments in their spending budget during planning for having kids and once children arrive. Because I am analytical, the idea of comparing household budgets from 2003 to 2013 was a really interesting project. […]

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A Milestone Moment

Each year with our children there are memorable moments small and large. There are “firsts” such as first smile, first tooth, and many other special times to commemorate in our minds and in our photos. Little things mean a lot too. On Monday my oldest son turns five. This feels like a milestone. He is […]

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Expert Voices

Natalie Burger, M.D.

Expert Voices: Interview with Natalie Burger, M.D., Reproductive Endocrinologist

Editor Sharon had the opportunity to interview Natalie Burger, M.D. about her work with couples. Sharon: What services do you provide to … [Read More...]

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Expert Voices: Dr. Shahryar Kavoussi

The stress that couples with subfertility undergo in their journey towards becoming parents can be immense.  It is obviously an emotional endeavor … [Read More...]

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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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