Baby at 46

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Friday, October 21, 2011 | 0 comments

Baby at 46 - Penny Cohen, Guildford, England

After several months trying to get pregnant in 2002 we 'gave up' and left it to fate. I changed my lifestyle from 45 hours work a week to 20 hours/week and lo and behold, baby.

We decided not to have any invasive tests and in any case would have been happy with a Downs Syndrome baby (as it turned out Alex did not have DS anyway).



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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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