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I had my son at 44 & my daughter at 46

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Monday, November 20, 2006 | 0 comments

I now have two beautiful babies.. a boy who is 2.5 years old and a little girl who is nine months old. I had my son when I was 44 years old and my daughter when I was 46!

I overcame a lot of bad news from doctors, who most of them told me I was too old and I should use an egg donor. That wouldn't have worked because I kept losing my babies...I had 7 miscarriages.


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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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