I got married for the first time at age 40 to my best male friend Larry. My engagement to wedding story has all of the comedy and drama that would make a great feel-good movie! He called me at 3’ o clock in the morning to confess his love for me. In spite of all the twists and turns, our friendship survived and our love grew! Maybe, I’ll tell you about it someday.
I conceived naturally and gave birth at age 42 to a beautiful healthy baby girl. The joy I felt can only be compared to the joy I felt when at age 44, I was blessed to give birth to another beautiful healthy baby girl– conceived through natural conception. My daughters are now young adults in college.
I share practical and uplifting to help a whole new generation of women cope in my new ebook “Trying to Conceive Over 35 or 40 Coping Tips!”
What I Discovered During My Over 40 Pregnancy And Is Still True Today
What I discovered during my pregnancies:
1-The population of first time moms over 35 and 40 was growing.
2- Too few health care providers offered positive support for older expectant moms.
3- Too many people accepted commonly held misconceptions about pregnancy and motherhood over 40 as facts.
Mission: Positive Support for Pregnant First Time Moms 35+
After what I discovered during my over 40 pregnancy, I decided to offer positive emotional support for first time pregnant moms over 35. Combining my Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications with my professional writing experience, I created InSeason Mom website in 2006. Also, I wrote, marketed and taught Ease Your Fear of Giving Birth After 35, a class for expectant parents at a major hospital!
Not a Medical Professional But A Former Childbirth Educator
Remember the hospital that allowed me to teach the class Ease Your Fear of Giving Birth After 35? They trained me as a Childbirth Educator. I’ll always be grateful to them. Although I am no longer a childbirth educator, I have a career in education that I love.
I don’t tell women to wait until age 35 or even 40 to conceive because one woman’s season to become a mother may be different than another woman’s. I do serve as a positive resource for first time moms over 35 or 40 by sharing success conception and birth stories of women, like myself and through one-on-one coaching/teaching/mentoring.
InSeason Mom website is for inspirational and informational purposes only. InSeason Mom is not a substitute for medical advice.
My goal for InSeason Mom is to ease the fears of first time moms over 35 as they work with their health-care providers to ensure the best health care possible!