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At 43m finally I conceived

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Saturday, July 21, 2007 | 0 comments

At 43 and 6 attempts at conception, finally I conceived. My doctor was great, he told me “now you’re just a normal pregnant woman.”

He wasn’t particularly concerned about my age unless a problem came up. I went past my due date. I was in full blown labour within 15 minutes and gave birth 3 hours later.. no tears. WOW’ Janine F… older IVF mother … NZ


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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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