My 97-Year-Old Mom’s Childbirth Advice For My Pregnant Daughter

photo courtesy of Moms.com

“I’m going to call your daughter,” my Mom said. “She’s probably getting nervous.”

My mother is 97, and my daughter is in her ninth month of pregnancy with her first child. This is what happens when life expectancy increases and more women delay childbirth.

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Journalist/author. Contributor NYT 20+ years. Also WSJ, Time.com, GH, more. Author: Mama’s Boy Myth (Penguin/Avery 2012). Cook. Parent. Queen Latifah fan.

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Kate Stone Lombardi

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Journalist/author. Contributor NYT 20+ years. Also WSJ, Time.com, GH, more. Author: Mama’s Boy Myth (Penguin/Avery 2012). Cook. Parent. Queen Latifah fan.

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