I'm 47 & just had my 5th child

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Sunday, April 19, 2009 | 0 comments

Maybe it'll help to know that I'm 47 and just had my fifth child last month (my sixth pregnancy).

Except for having gestational diabetes, and not a bad case of it at that, my pregnancy was AWESOME and my beautiful baby boy was born on his due date weighing in at 9 lbs. 2.2 oz and was 21 1/2 in. long.

By the way, as stated in the beginning, I've been pregnant six times, with five live births. I, too, miscarried at 6 weeks in my second pregnancy...and I was in my 20's at the time. So, yes, it's quite possible to have a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby later on!


~~~@~~~@~~~@~~~@~~~@~~~@~~~@~~~@~~~@~~~

Life Begins...
Miscarriage stories of loss, hope & help
http://born2luv.blogspot.com/

You Can Get Pregnant in Your 40's
Sharing articles, discussing options & suggestions
http://youcangetpregnant.blogspot.com/

5,000 Stories of Pregnancy & Birth over 44y
Daily blog of hope & inspiration!
http://pregnancyover44y.blogspot.com/


Recent Keyword Searches: blogs of 48 and pregnant, miracle pregnancy stories, pregnant at 48, pregnancy age 46, conceived first child naturally at 43





Category:

Catherine

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.

Find Catherine on Google+ - Circle us on Google+ - Join us on Facebook - Follow us on Twitter

0 comments

WE LOVE COMMENTS!
Don't just sit there, reading this story or article - say something! Do you believe it? Do you think it is impossible? Do you wish it was you? Do you have a story to share (it might get published!)

NOTE: Comments are moderated - just to stop the spambots - and so may take up to a few hours to be approved.

Catherine reserves the right to review, edit, refuse or delete any comment.

.

Popular Posts