What’s New with the Project

We are so glad you found this resource.

We plan to continue our research and publishing in 2015, adding new resources for women and their care providers. As a tax-exempt organization (as of August 11, 2014), we are seeking to raise funds to support our organization and see it grow. Please Donate.

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

On KVUE-TV News

Interview Conducted with Jim Bergamo of KVUE-TV in Austin in My Home

It was wonderful to be interviewed about the Advanced Maternal Age Project by such an experienced health reporter, Jim Bergamo. Filmed at my home and with my kids, it was nothing like what I had experienced before. Here’s the video and article that Jim wrote. I’d love your feedback. Best, Sharon founder

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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Expert Voices

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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...]

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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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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...]

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