After 35 Mom, Marie Loper Maxwell, delivered baby boy, Grant, at age 40. After years of infertility and multiple miscarriages, they were blessed with 4 beautiful baby boys when she was 34 yo, 36 yo, 38 yo, and then a surprise boy at 40 yo! Marie will never understand or forget the awful pain and devastation of infertility and loss of a baby. She holds firm to her belief in God’s goodness and plan for her family. Attached is a pick of her children. Her two beautiful girls, Abby and Amanda, didn’t grow in her belly…they grew in her heart. Her 4 boys, Jack, Carter, Harrison and Grant, complete this family picture! It was taken 7/02/15, they day after their beautiful surprise baby boy, Grant, was born. Thanks, Marie, for sharing with us! Your have an incredible family! For more information on recurrent miscarriage click here or here.
Meet Featured After 35 Mom Marie Loper Maxwell!
Shannon M. Clark, MD is a double board certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist and Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist at UTMB-Galveston, TX, and founder of BabiesAfter35.com. She focuses on the care of women with either maternal or fetal complications of pregnancy. Dr. Clark has taken a special interest in pregnancy after the age of 35, which according to age alone, is considered a high-risk pregnancy. She was inspired not only by the experiences of friends and patients, but also by her own personal experience of starting a family at the age of 42. In her role as a physician caring for high-risk pregnancies, she has counseled and treated hundreds of women over the years in her very own situation, and has found a whole new respect for the challenges and complications a woman may experience when trying to have a baby later in life.