I am 50 years old, and 13 weeks pregnant with my 5th child. I conceived naturally, and will be 51 years old when my son is born.
I am using a midwife, and have no health issues whatsoever, even given my "advanced maternal age"!!
That phrase cracks me up. I don't even have elevated blood pressure. Was/am athletic, still ride my bike, although have recently switched to a ladies' version for ease of dismount because I got hit big time with relaxin, and for safety.
It's been 18 years since I last gave birth, so this is still pretty mind-boggling to me, but this child is very much wanted, and I'm not at all intimidated by the idea of giving birth at my age, and after an 18 year gap between this one and my last child.
I'm not a high risk pregnancy, and a lifetime of living healthy I'm sure has contributed to how great I feel. But even if a woman finds herself pregnant or trying to get pregnant after 40, it's never too late to start eating right, and exercising.
Baby dust to all those trying, and sticky dust to all of us having already conceived!! Thanks!! Laura
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