What’s New with the Project
We are officially a tax-exempt organization as of August 11, 2014. We are thrilled for the chance 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. 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 complete our form (below) as a first step.
Featured Stories of Women of Advanced Maternal Age
While contemplating a second Advanced Maternal Age pregnancy, Rachel from California found our work and shared some of her story. We … [Read More...]
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...]
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...]
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 Kirby, a professional writer and AMA mom from Western Australia contacted us this summer. Her new book called Better Late Than Never … [Read More...]
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...]
From the Founder and Executive Director
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 […]
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 […]
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...]
In Part 1 of my contribution to The Advanced Maternal Age Project we discussed the emotional changes that typically accompany pregnancy and … [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...]