baby after age 40

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6 Ways to Improve Your Chances of Pregnancy After 40

Here, you’ll find tips for getting pregnant in your 40s plus inspiration from a 51 year old woman who is enjoying a healthy pregnancy! Yes, she is rare…but she shows what’s possible. If you want to have a baby, you’re a woman over 40, and you’re considering in vitro fertilization (IVF), you’ll be inspired by Mary Beth’s story… “I woke up […]

How to Overcome Setbacks When You’re Trying to Conceive

These five “Blossom Tips” for overcoming setbacks when you’re trying to get pregnant are inspired by a reader. He and his wife are struggling to conceive a baby; he commented on one of my most popular fertility articles… “My wife and I have been trying to have a baby, in the last year we have both undergone fertility tests,” writes […]

Things to Consider When You’re Single and Want a Baby

Are you ready to be a single mother? These suggestions are inspired by one of my Blossom readers. “I want a baby so badly,” Lisa says. “But I’m single. What do I do?” In Choosing Single Motherhood: The Thinking Woman’s Guide, Mikki Morrissette addresses the most common questions and concerns of women who want to have a baby but are […]

15 Things You Need to Know About Pregnancy After 40

Here’s a summary of the most important things you need to know about pregnancy after 40, mostly from the University of Maryland Medical Center. Since this list isn’t full of good news for women who want to get pregnant after age 40, we’ll start with a resource to help women get pregnant naturally, plus words of hope from the British […]

How to Know if You’re Too Old to Get Pregnant

Think your maternal clock has ticked past its prime? These questions will help you know if you’re too old to get pregnant and have a baby. If you’re over 40 and considering having a child, you know you have special things to think about. These tips will help you through that process. “The problem is we always thought we could […]

How a Woman’s Age Affects Her Fertility

My fertility doctor warned me about certain mistaken beliefs about getting pregnant for women over a certain age.  Sure, he said, we hear about women getting pregnant in their 40s – but it’s easier said than done. Don’t let your age stop you from trying to get pregnant if you’re over 40! Read Making Babies: A Proven 3-Month Program for Maximum Fertility […]