The Joy of Motherhood over 40

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When Sinead O’Callaghan’s friends and family found out she was pregnant they were delighted for her, but also concerned. “I think my mum initially was quite worried,” she says

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A Success Story of Being a Mom over 40

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Many women intimately know the emotional, physical, and financial struggle of trying to conceive over 40. Life can speed by in one’s 30’s, and a woman can suddenly find herself at the down slope of her fertility at the time when she most wants to give birth to a child. Existing medical complications only exacerbate the situation.

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Pregnancy Rates Rise for Women Over 40

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By KJ DELL’ANTONIA Women in their early 40s are getting pregnant more often. A government report released on Wednesday shows pregnancy rates among women in their early 20s falling nearly 18 percent from 1990 to 2008. But pregnancies among older … Continue reading →

Too Old to Adopt? | Moms over 40

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by Margaret Hart Recently, I wrote about our desire to grow our family. It was always in our plan, but as we all know, sometimes plans don’t work out as you would like. Our seven-year-old son has always wanted a … Continue reading →

Everything Is Right About Older Women Becoming Mothers


Just like when I got pregnant at my advanced maternal age, I didn’t fixate on the statistics of potential issues I or my children could have. I focused on the good. And my outcome was better than good

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Kids of Moms over 40 are Smarter

IANS Moms over 40 years take heart – your kids are not only healthier but also smarter than offspring of younger women and less likely to have accidents, a new study said. Their kids will also develop a broader vocabulary … Continue reading →

Stay-at-home moms: More vulnerable to depression than working moms?

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A quarter of stay-at-homes moms say they struggle with malaise, compared to just 16 percent of working moms, according to a new Gallup survey Here’s some fresh ammunition in the “mommy wars”: According to a new Gallup poll, stay-at-home moms … Continue reading →