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I gave birth to twin boys at 46

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Wednesday, November 22, 2006 | 0 comments

I gave birth to twin boys on August 23, 2004 at the age of 46 years and 8 months. Never listen to anyone who says you are too old to have children.

I had a completely uneventful pregnancy and delivered the boys by c-section at 38 weeks weighing in at 6 lbs.9ozs. and 7 lbs. I also have a daughter who is 29 months. Although I'm exhausted, the boys are healthy and doing great.


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About Catherine: I am mom to three grown sons, two grandchildren and two rescue dogs. After years of raising my boys as a single mom, I remarried a wonderful man who had never had a child of his own. Unexpectedly, I found myself pregnant at 49!
Sadly we lost that precious baby at 8 weeks, and decided to try again. Five more losses, turned down for donor egg, foster care and adoption due to my age and losses - we have accepted that there will be no more babies in our house.

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