The woman prior to my visit was 44

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Wednesday, January 30, 2008 | 0 comments

When I got pregnant at 42, my OB [obstetrician] was not shocked and the woman in the office prior to my visit was 44 years old.

My brother-in-law (OB) saw a lot of post 40 pregnant patients. They were not as diligent about birth control, because they thought they were not fertile anymore.

Is it harder? Yes. Impossible? No way.


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