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I conceived at 44 with no meds

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Tuesday, April 03, 2007 | 0 comments

I'm 14 weeks along and so far the baby looks healthy and happy. I conceived at 44 with no meds, just acupuncture, Maca, lots of healthy eating. We did do an IUI [Intrauterine Insemination] to make sure one good load got to the right place - but other than that no medical intervention, not even progesterone after ovulation.

So maybe I can give you some hope. After 6 miscarriages/chemical pregnancies I know how hard it can be hanging on for that one good egg.


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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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