A practical and comprehensive guide to pregnancy and birth for older mothers.
With more and more women having babies later in life. Not Too Late: Having A Baby After 35 is a comprehensive guide for older mothers who want straightforward information and practical advice about pregnancy, birth and parenthood. Describing the experience through the eyes of the mothers themselves and covering the many different perspectives of older mothers Gill Thorn
gives background information about pregnancy, birth and the early weeks afterwards, as they affect older mothers, including the medical conditions associated with age.
helps mothers make informed choices about the options available, for example in using technology during labour, and gives the solutions to particular problems, such as how to arrange a home birth, or engage a maternity nurse.
discusses specific topics of concern to older mothers, such as work issues, tiredness and relationships with step-children.
gives information directly from other older mothers – their practical experience, advice and tips.
One of the most informative guides ever written on older motherhood, Not Too Late will be an invaluable aid for the ever-increasing number of older women making the many choices facing them during pregnancy and childbirth.