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The baby was born when she was 45

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Saturday, November 24, 2007 | 0 comments

My friend in New York City had 2 IVF [in vitro fertilization] babies with many BFNs [big fat negatives - negative pregnancy tests] in between.

Her first BFP [big fat postive - postive pregnancy test] was when she was 41, and the baby was born when she was 42. The second BFP was when she was 44, and the baby was born when she was 45.

I think because you've already had success in your 40's, your chances are much better than those who haven't had successes yet.


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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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