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I'm 47, pregnant for the 6th time

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Friday, November 16, 2007 | 0 comments

If it helps, I'm 47, and am pregnant for the sixth time. I have four children from a previous marriage (all adults, or nearly so), and my current husband, too, is younger than me.

Even so, I must admit this pregnancy came as a surprise. I'm at the end of it (my estimated due date is Feb. 17)


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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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