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Over 40 Birth Statistics

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Sunday, January 02, 2011 | 0 comments

Image: Shaddy with the godmother at the park. Photo credit: Eleanore Fern Pagaduan on FreeImage
"In 2015, there were 224,938 live births in the United States to women ages 40 through 54 -- 754 of those live births to women 50-54.

In 2014, there were only 783 live births to women over 43, using donor eggs." ...


Photo credit: Shaddy with the godmother at the park,
Eleanore Fern Pagaduan

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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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