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Just found out I am pregnant at 44

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Monday, January 29, 2007 | 0 comments

Just found out I am pregnant at 44!!! My husband and I are still shocked (but thrilled) to find out that we are expecting. Have to go for a sonogram tomorrow, but the doctor estimates we are about 4 to 5 weeks. I have been through multiple surgeries, endometriosis, adhesions etc over the past 20 years, and never thought it could happen.

As a matter of fact we have two beautiful babies (what we call in the adoption world) "virtual twins" adopted from the country of Kazakhstan in 2/2003 that are now 2 1/2 years old!!! I can't believe we (god willing) will have another baby!


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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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