How Scary Is It Really To Have A Baby After 40? And Are There Any Pros?

CNN has a super piece that all mamas-to-be (who are a little older) should read. As more women wait to...
CNN has a super piece that all mamas-to-be (who are a little older) should read. As more women wait to have kids the age of first time mamas is rapidly rising which raises the question - is becoming a mama after you turn 40 something to be mildly worried about or really scared about? Many online statistics note that becoming a mama after 40 can be dangerious resulting in a higher risk of birth defects for the baby and pregnancy-related diseases for the mama. With this in mind, CNN gathered real facts about becoming a 40+ mama from physicians at the March of Dimes and the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecologists. Now you can easily scroll down the list and see which issue may occur if you're an older mama-to-be. There's also a great round-up of good reasons to have a baby after 40 at the end of the article. A must read if you're considering parenthood after 40. Read it: How scary is having a baby when you're over 40?

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