My grandmother had a baby at 49

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Wednesday, May 06, 2009 | 0 comments

Question: Can you get pregnant after you go through Menopause?

Answer: Once you have gone a FULL year - 12 months of not having periods you are through Menopause. Then, you are no longer able to get pregnant "naturally". However, this can take several years before you get to this point. Even if you skip 6 months... have a light period, and skip another 6 months... you are still considered peri-menopause.

During this time - you CAN get pregnant! And believe me... lots of women do! My grandmother had a baby at age 49 due to this misconception (pardon the pun). Also, you can get pregnant past menopause via IVF [in vitro fertilization] with medical assistance.



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

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/

5,100 Stories of Pregnancy & Birth over 44y
Daily blog of hope & inspiration!
http://pregnancyover44y.blogspot.com/


Recent Keyword Searches: my mom is pregnant, 48 years old pregnant, pregnant at 52, pregancy at 44, stories of pregnancy over 44 years





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