Waiting for Baby: Pregnancy After Age 35

Deciding to become a parent is one of life's most important decisions. More women than ever are age 35 years or older when pregnant or planning a pregnancy. This brochure is for women age 35 and older who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant. It shares information that is useful to women in many different life situations. Perhaps you are planning a pregnancy or you just found out that you are pregnant. Your pregnancy may be planned or unexpected. You may be experiencing a first pregnancy or you may already have children. The information in this brochure will guide you before and during your pregnancy, and in early parenting too.