Who Are They Calling Geriatric?! With Mariela De Santiago!

Geriatric Mamas

Mar 21 2024 • 32 mins

On this episode Sonia and Jessica are joined by Mariela De Santiago from the Mama Wears Athleisure podcast, they dive into what it’s like being ‘geriatric mamas’, exactly when they heard the term ‘geriatric pregnancy’ for the first time, whether or not the phrase is actually being phased out and they weigh in on the replacement phrase… is it really that much better?

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Topics discussed in this episode:

  • Welcome Mama Wears Athleisure! (1:54)

  • When Was the First Time You Heard the Term ‘Geriatric’? (3:20)

  • Is the Term ‘Geriatric Pregnancy’ Really Being Phased Out? (9:06)

  • Is the New Term ‘Advanced Maternal Age’ Better? (13:37)

  • Stories From Women Who’ve Had Babies Later In Life (19:55)