Nina Beck, 50, conceived their 1st child

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Sunday, January 20, 2008 | 0 comments

Nina Beck, 50, and Stacy Jolles, 47, conceived their first child, Noah, while living in California. They purchased sperm from a donor bank and did inseminations at home using a medical syringe. Beck became pregnant in six months and gave birth to Noah, who died of a heart condition at 2 years old.

At the time of Noah’s death, the pair was trying for a second child and sought help at Fletcher Allen’s infertility clinic. Beck and Jolles took Clomid, an oral medication which stimulates the ovaries to produce an egg, but didn’t like the side effects.

"We decided maybe it was too disruptive to our natural bodies," Beck said.

The couple stopped taking the medication and decided not to pursue infertility drugs such as gonadotropin or a procedure such as IVF [in vitro fertilization].


After two years of trying Beck, who was not taking fertility medications at the time, became pregnant with Seth, now 6.


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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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