Potential risks for first-time mothers over age 35
The Canadian Institute for Health Information released a large national study last week on older mothers, based on a million hospital births in Canada. It concluded that the risks linked with having a baby go up at age 35 and then rise much more for women who are 40 and older. Susan spoke to Jill Gagnon and Sharon MacLeod, two mothers who know exactly what it's like to have a baby after turning 40.
- One in two first-time mothers has a C-Section delivery - Canadian Institute for Health Information. September 15th, 2011