The great thing about Pregnancy over 40 is you are normally in a healthier mental and emotional state. You have lived and learned from life experiences. You are ready for the baby to arrive and begin basking in the glow of the newborn. Your primary care doctor may put a damper on your enthusiasm by pointing out pregnancy risks because of your age. They are only looking out for your physical well-being.
New medical research has determined mothers over 40 have four additional health concerns. These concern address health areas outside of the pregnancy with may be accelerated due to pregnancy over 40. Women who are considering pregnancy over 40 are encouraged to determine their risk factors so they can focus on what brings them the most joy, their new baby.
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