>100,000 LIVE BIRTHS to women over 40 last year

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Thursday, November 29, 2007 | 0 comments

According to the US CDC, there were >100,000 LIVE BIRTHS to women over 40 last year and guess what? Only about 5% were from donor eggs. No kidding!

And you can bet that 100,000 would be higher if as many women over 40 were trying as the 20 and 30-somethings. It takes us longer, but I believe many of us can succeed.

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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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