As you get older, you are getting more and more crowded. In the United States, for example, more than 100,000 women are born to women each year in their forties. But what does this mean in terms of pregnancy and the health of the baby?Pregnancy Over 40: Is There Really Too Much Risk? Source: iStockThe proportion of women over the age of 40 who have babies over the age of 40 has been accurate since 1982, with 3 percent each year. In the United States, in 1994, the average age of first mothers with children was 23 years, now 26 years, but there are more advanced areas, such as Manhattan, where the average age is 32 years. Reverses the changing trend many people raise their heads when a child is around the age of 40 and risk factors are taken into account. Are there any dangers to geriatric pregnancies (pregnancy after 35)?