Q: My wife and I are thinking of having another child. Our first child was born when my wife was 36 and she is now 41. I have read that the risk of Down syndrome ...

May 19, 2018 ... While most babies are born to women in their 20s and 30s, the ... As births decline in young women, they keep rising in 40-somethings. ..... falls from 41.5% before age 35 to 12.4% at ages 41–42, the college says. ... “It's amazing how many people just get pregnant the old-fashioned way,” Braverman said.

Jan 5, 2017 ... There's a big gap between my 8-year-old-son, Maxwell and the newbie .... After 10 years as editor of Cosmopolitan Pregnancy magazine and 8 ...

Mar 15, 2019 ... Having a baby in your 40s is more common than it used to be. Here's how to have a healthy pregnancy over 40 and what you can expect.

Sep 30, 2016 ... Sometimes, you will feel old. ... Moms share: 6 things I wish I had known about having a baby later in ... a different lens," said Jena McWha, 42, of Pennington, New Jersey, ... "I think about the fact that when my daughter starts her period, I will have been in menopause for ten years," said Jennifer Wharton, 49 ...,,20411699,00.html

Mar 28, 2017 ... “A healthy 42-year-old with no medical problems who is in good physical ... researchers on pregnancy in the peri- and postmenopausal years.

Jul 15, 2016 ... I had worked in costume for TV, theatre and film for 15 years in the capital. ... I wasn't worried about having a child later – some of my friends ... I never got the feeling from friends or colleagues that I was too old. ... I was induced at 42 weeks, which is pretty standard for any woman having a baby on the NHS.

By Lisa Hutchurson So I'm 42 and 12 weeks pregnant. ... Top four reasons for having a baby when you're already getting junk mail from ... a major setback once and feel I've worked too many years to have to start all ... Did I mention I'm old?

Dec 18, 2013 ... ... is commonly referred to as "turkey basting") and boom, pregnant at 42. Dreams really do come true. I'm just going to come right out and say it: I'm too old for this new career. ... have "use-by" date once they'd been on the shelf around 33 years. ... Let's face it -- having a child after 40 is a miracle in itself.

If you're over 40 and you're having a baby, there's plenty to look forward to and think about, such as the benefits of being an older mother. You probably know ...