What to Know About Pregnancy Over Age 35

By Lauren Ahles
Blog-AMA

You may have heard the term “advanced maternal age” or “AMA,” but what does it mean?  A woman who is 35 or older on her due date is considered to be of advanced maternal age. Traditionally, this age has been used to designate a group of women who are at a higher risk of having a child with certain chromosomal disorders like Down syndrome, Trisomy 18, or Trisomy 13.


Ashley's Story

By Intermountain Healthcare

Ashley and Sam wanted to have a natural childbirth with their second child and practiced the Hypnobabies Program. Their practice paid off; and with the support of the Logan Regional Hospital doctors, nurses and staff, they made it through 10 hours of labor to deliver their baby naturally. Watch their birth story and see what an incredible team they were through their birth experience.