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A neighbour lady had a baby at 50

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Tuesday, November 28, 2006 | 0 comments

I know it is possible to conceive naturally over 45 - though I never met anyone who has. My Dad told me that when he was a child (1940's) a neighbour lady had a baby at 50!

My mother-in-law told me that there was a neighbour lady of hers who had a baby at 50 (1960's). She and her daughter had a baby at the same time!

My sister-in-law knows a lady who was in her 50's (she thinks IVF [In Vitro Fertilization]) who had a healthy first child.


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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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