The go-to guide for women having children after 35- completely revised and updated, this 3rd edition from best-selling author team Glad B. Curtis, OB/GYN and Judith Schuler, M.S. explains the special milestones of pregnancy, tailored to the specific needs and interests of women and their partners in this stage of life.
Today, 1 in 5 women in the United States has her first child after age 35. When a woman becomes pregnant in her late thirties or forties, she has different needs than a younger mother-to-be. Now, after more than ten years, Your Pregnancy after 35 has been fully revised with cutting-edge information, addressing nearly every health and lifestyle concern pertaining to older" mothers. From how age affects pregnancy to when to consider genetic counseling to finding the best care when returning to work, this essential guide offers mothers- and their partners- the wise, supportive answers they need.With millions of copies sold worldwide, the highly trusted Your Pregnancy series has established itself as the go-to resource for expectant parents time and time again. Medically grounded, this informative, reassuring guide gives older expectant parents the information they need to have a healthy, happy pregnancy.