Shannon M. Clark, MD is a double board certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist and Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist focusing on the care of women with high-risk pregnancies. Dr. Clark completed a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA, and then pursued a fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Masters in Medical Science at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, TX, where she is an Associate Professor with roles as a clinician, researcher, and educator. Dr. Clark has published multiple peer-reviewed articles and is a reviewer for numerous medical journals. She is also actively involved in educating and training medical students, residents and fellows. Dr. Clark has contributed to multiple “hot topics” of interest for pregnancy-related magazines, websites, and blogs, and is a media expert for the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Dr. Clark has taken a special interest in pregnancy after the age of 35. She was inspired not only by the experiences of friends and patients, but also by her own personal experience of trying to start a family at the age of 40. Dedicated to her education and training for 15+ years, Dr. Clark married at the age of 39 and became a mother to twins at the age of 43. She started BabiesAfter35.com; a website dedicated to pregnancy and fertility after age 35.