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Pregnant at 50

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Wednesday, May 29, 2019 | 1 comments

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So here I am, pregnant at 50 years old, dumped by a man I loved for six years.

I have no insurance and am presently unemployed.

I am too old to be a single parent, and I don't want this cold, selfish man back.

I don't know what to do to keep my sanity and make this decision alone.

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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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  1. sedeolad says:

    Though you are alone and probably feeling low, you should face up to your situation. A baby at fifty is a great blessing. At fifty, your level of maturity should help you to be strong and more patient. Be thankful to GOD and raise your child well. He/she may very well give you a new lease of life.

    I m 50, married for 21years without a child yet. I would be absolutely delighted to be pregnant!

    i wish you and your baby the very best.

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