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Pregnancy Help for Older Moms

Almost 12 years separates my two children. When I found out I was pregnant with the youngest, I was stunned. The thought of being pregnant in my 40s terrified me. Being older meant that there was more risk in having a child. I was determined to have a healthy pregnancy and baby. After leaving my OB/GYN's office, I started researching pregnancy tips specifically for older women. During the course of my research, I discovered a lot of older women had questions about being pregnant under these special circumstances. I started this blog to provide pregnancy tips and support to women in their 40s who suddenly find themselves preparing to be a new mom.

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3 Ways To Prepare For A Consultation With An Infertility Specialist

13 July 2017
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Your doctor might refer you to an infertility specialist if he or she believes that there is an underlying problem that is leading to challenges with conceiving. To make the most of the consultation with the specialist, you want to prepare ahead. Being prepared can help ensure that you get the information needed and a thorough assessment of your health status. Here are a few ways that you can prepare for the visit. Read More …

Happy Birthday, Mom…A Quick Guide To Reversible And Non-Hormonal Birth Control That You’re In Charge Of After The Big 4-0

30 June 2017
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As your 40th birthday approaches, whether your family is already complete or you're just sure that a new baby doesn't need to be in your immediate future, it's important to be aware of what your safest methods of birth control will be in your 40's or beyond. Unfortunately, some of the hormonal birth control, including the pill, are contraindicated for women who are 40 years of age or above. Often, the restrictions against birth control pills exist for patients in that age group who smoke, are obese or have a history of blood clots, migraines or high blood pressure. Read More …

Permanent Birth Control Options: When You Absolutely Do Not Want Kids

22 June 2017
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Some people are natural-born parents. They could nurture rocks into boulders; they are just that good at it. Other people struggle a little, but they still make good parents because they love children and love their own children very much. Then there is the group that absolutely does not want children and would not make good parents because they do not want children. If you fall into this last group, here are some permanent forms of birth control for you. Read More …

Gynecology: When Is It Time To Schedule A Visit

16 June 2017
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A women's overall health includes more than just well check-ups with a primary care physician and bi-yearly dental cleanings. It is also important to make time to see a gynecologist. This specialist will monitor you for any diseases and abnormalities, including cancer. Below is a list of times when you'll want to consider scheduling a gynecology visit.  Once Per Year According to the Cleveland Clinic, there are several reasons why it is important to make a yearly appointment with your gynecologist. Read More …

2 Things To Ask Yourself When Looking For An Obstetrician

13 June 2017
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One of the most important things that you can do when you are pregnant is to find the right obstetrician to help you throughout your entire pregnancy. Listed below are two things to ask yourself when looking for an obstetrician that will be a good fit for you and your pregnancy. Do You Have Health Issues That May Impact Your Pregnancy? One of the first things that you want to ask yourself is if you have any health issues that may impact your pregnancy. Read More …