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Late Babies : Having a Baby After 35 - Sandra McLean

Late Babies

Having a Baby After 35

Paperback Published: 1st September 2004
ISBN: 9781863254465
Number Of Pages: 338

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"Oh my God! I forgot to have children! You ve heard the mantra, now read the truth about being an older mother You'll laugh, you'll cry as a line-up of admired Australian women share their stories of having babies after the age of 35. They are the new face of Australian motherhood - women over 35 who are having their first baby. But what makes a woman defy the biological clock and wait until she is in her mid-thirties or early forties to have a baby? Career keeping her up at night? Can't find Mr Right? If only it was that simple. In Late Babies- Having a Baby After 35 journalist Sandra McLean gets the inside story on the trend to older motherhood that is changing the face of Australian society. With mothers over 35 the fastest growing group of mothers in the country, she asks a collection of women why they delayed motherhood and what happened after they gave birth. These are life-changing stories from women such as magazine editor Deborah Thomas, journalist Juanita Phillips, manager Marian Hudson and fashion columnist Maggie Alderson. They share their experience of older motherhood, from the profound joy of a 'miracle' natural pregnancy after miscarriages and failed

'It wasn't a conscious choice to have children or not. That cartoon which used to be popular, "Oops... I forgot to have a baby." That was me.' DEBORAH THOMAS, editor, The Australian Women's Weekly 'It was a miracle for me to fall pregnant, an extraordinary miracle.' MAGGIE ALDERSON, journalist and author

ISBN: 9781863254465
ISBN-10: 1863254463
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 338
Published: 1st September 2004
Publisher: Transworld Publishers (Division of Random House Australia)
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 23.3 x 15.4  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 1