Pregnancy and parenting after 35 | June 14, 2006 | Palo Alto Weekly | Palo Alto Online |

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- June 14, 2006

Pregnancy and parenting after 35

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by The Health Library

It is becoming quite common for women to delay motherhood into their late 30s and early 40s. While most of these women have uneventful pregnancies and babies who are healthy, there are real risks — medical, social and emotional — associated with later-in-life pregnancy. Many women planning a later-age pregnancy are concerned their age might affect their ability to become pregnant, their health or the health of their baby.

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