THE ONLY AUTHORITATIVE GUIDE TO PREGNANCY IN YOUR PRIME
Today, more and more women are postponing motherhood until after they’ve established their careers and identities. Though pregnancy over 35 was frowned on in the past by both society and the medical profession, recent findings indicate that a healthy woman past the age of 35 can have her first child safely and successfully.
Dr. Kathryn Schrotenboer—herself the mother of three—is an obstetrician/gynecologist in her mid-thirties with a full-time obstetrics practice in Manhattan specializing in pregnant women over 35. She and award-winning medical writer Joan Solomon Weiss provide well-researched, complete, and up-to-date medical information and practical advice on:
• your special nutritional needs
• choosing your birth setting and care giver
• risks and complications
• physical changes
• involving your baby’s father
• preparation, labor, and delivery
• Cesarean births
• coping with motherhood and your career
• and much more.
From the time you decide to become pregnant until after you bring your baby home, Dr. Kathryn Schrotenboer’s Guide to Pregnancy Over 35 addresses your special needs, concerns, and feelings.