You'll laugh, you'll cry as a line-up of admired Australian women share their stories of having babies after the age of 35. They are the new face of Australian motherhood - women over 35 who are having their first baby. But what makes a woman defy the biological clock and wait until she is in her mid-thirties or early forties to have a baby? Career keeping her up at night? Can't find Mr Right? If only it was that simple.
Sandra McLean is a journalist with 22 years' experience working in newspapers in Australia and the UK. She lives in Brisbane with her husband, journalist and author Phil Brown, and their "late baby", Hamish.