A Child After 40 launching Mother’s Day 2011: It’s a MOTHER of an evolution!
In 2010, the CDC reported that the only age group in the United States to show a RISE in birth rate were women over 40.
For the last decade, we’ve seen similar dramatic increases in developed nations around the world.
But why would ANY woman want a child after 40?
She’s got much to lose, like a successful career, financial and personal independence.
She’s facing rapidly declining fertility, labels like “advanced maternal age”, and other age-related stereotyping.
Then, there’s menopause while parenting young children, and a shrinking support network of family and peers.
Yet, the army of women becoming mothers after 40 grows. Why?
Is it due to soaring advancements in reproductive medicine since the 1960's?
Or, to rising life expectancy in women to 80+ years?
Probably. But these are just the facts. Simply speaking…
Women over 40 tend to feel more confident and secure about becoming mothers.
Having used their 20’s and 30’s for personal growth and self discovery, they are ready to devote themselves to children.
Many have struggled to become mothers and their gratitude is deeply felt.
Yet, they are a silent maternal army. Why?
Many midlife women--mothers over 40 and those who wish to be--feel socially isolated within a maternal youth culture.
Speaking up about their true feelings and experiences regarding motherhood means risking public censure due to their age.
So, what’s LOVE got to do with it?
The modern family is on the brink of real transformation at the source.
A new hybrid is emerging--one that fuses a mother’s devoted heart with a grandmother’s ageless wisdom.
Now, that’s as good as it gets.
Isn’t it time for the truth about motherhood after 40?
A CHILD AFTER 40 from www.flowerpowermom.com—empowering women on the journey of motherhood after 40, from fertility, birth and adoption to a midlife renaissance of parenting and self discovery.
For media inquiries, please contact: Angel La Liberte Email: angel(at)flowerpowermom.com. Tel: 831 246 3879
Get Involved with A CHILD AFTER 40
Watch and share the video as mothers over 40 reveal the truth about midlife motherhood—what to expect, from age-related social discrimination to discovering their secret strengths.
Join the new online community for women who have become mothers after 40 and those who wish to be. Connect for mutual support with other women and mothers over 40 on issues from fertility, birth and adoption to parenting, menopause or home business.
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A Mother’s Wish Gift Pendant
Pay It Forward for Mother’s Day—is she wishing for A Child After 40? Or, has her dream already come true true?
A Mother’s Wish pendant is the perfect gift for both, bearing the precious symbol of a mother’s heart entwined with a child’s “wishie” dandelion seed.
Order your Mother’s Day gift pendant and a donation will be made to ART or adoption for a woman over 40.
At only $25, it’s the perfect, affordable gift for a friend or loved one who wishes to become a mother after 40, or who has recently become one.
With every purchase of A Mother’s Wish pendant, $2 will be donated towards funding ART or adoption for a woman over 40.
Designed From The Heart
This beautiful, reversible pewter locket comes with glass inserts where the Mother’s Wish symbol of the heart, entwined with a dandelion seed, sparkles on a silver background.
A small photo of a child or loved one can be inserted in the back, although optional. The pendant comes with a black or silver nylon cord with lobster clasp closure. (Fashioned by MLH Jewerly Designs)