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 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...]

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...]

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

Survey about Adoption Attitudes and Beliefs

Oxygen Media has produced 6-part program on Adoption, focusing on open adoption. Real birth parents, adoptive parents and case workers are highlighted and we get to see the range of issues and emotions, with special focus on the birth moms. As part of the documentary’s development, a survey was conducted and here are the top […]

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 […]

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Expert Voices

Expert Voices: Dr. Ivy Margulies

Common Emotions of Miscarriage There are known common emotional reactions to miscarriage that most women experience. They include shock, anxiety, … [Read More...]

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...]

Expert Voices: Christina G. Hibbert, Psy.D.

Pregnancy & Postpartum Emotional Health: What Every New Parent Should Know   Most families excitedly prepare for this “beginning of … [Read More...]

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