323 women 50 to 54 delivered babies

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Monday, February 12, 2018 | 0 comments

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According to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, from the years 2002 to 2003, the number of American women ages 50 to 54 who delivered children jumped to 323 from 263.

In Indiana, 46 children were born in the year 2002, to women 45 years old and older.

How many of those mothers were 50 or older was unknown.


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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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