As delayed childbirth becomes more common, more women over 40 are becoming pregnant. Recent evidence has suggested that there is an increase in complications in the last trimester of pregnancy in women over 40, even when accounting for risk factors such as maternal medical disorders (for example, diabetes and hypertension) and fetal anomalies. There are things we can do try to have uncomplicated pregnancies in women over 40 years old. To find out more read here.
Banking your baby’s cord blood is an insurance plan so that if the needs arises, their own stem cells can be used. Click here for a list of some of the illnesses cord blood may be able to help.