Kansas City MomCast Episode 18 | Pregnancy After 35

On today’s episode, we visit with Dr. Jessica Parrott, Maternal-Fetal Medicine physician with HCA Midwest Health, about pregnancy after age 35. We discuss the risk factors women should consider when getting pregnant at advanced maternal age and how the age 35 was determined as the cutoff. Dr. Parrott discusses the shift in the average age that women are having babies, genetic testing options, and risk factors to both the woman and her baby.

This episode is sponsored by HCA Midwest Health.

Connect with Dr. Jessica Parrott

Dr. Jessica Parrott is a board certified and fellowship trained Maternal-Fetal Medicine physician with HCA Midwest Health. Dr. Parrott has specialized training in obstetrics and experience caring for women who may have complicated or high-risk pregnancies. She is an active member with the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine, the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, and a Fellow with the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.


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Megan Coffey
Hi! I'm Megan, former teacher turned stay-at-home-but-never-home mom to Peyton, 7, and Gage, 4. I host the Kansas City MomCast podcast! I'm married to the most patient person on this earth, Chris, and we live in Overland Park with our kids, an insane lab, and two guinea pigs. You can find me over committing to everything, reading informational and self-help texts, listening to podcasts, organizing, spending time with friends over margaritas, thrifting, and staying up way too late to have peace and serenity. I love people and hearing their stories and look forward to connecting with KCMC readers!