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Her 2nd menopause baby at 55

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Wednesday, February 29, 2012 | 2 comments

Her 2nd menopause baby at 55 - Photo Credit: pitus55I can't relate to being an over 50 mom, but I'm the daughter of an over 50 mom. I'm #7, arriving when my mom was 55, and her second menopause baby!

Most of our nieces and nephews were older than us, except two were born within 8 months of me!

My sisters said what was weird was being pregnant when Mom was, and she didn't go crazy over the grand-kids as much as their in-laws did.

I was so lucky to have her for 40 years after my birth. My older kids loved her sooo much.

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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. 2thetop says:

    That is a truly beautiful story. thanks.

  2. Anonymous says:

    Wonderful Story! Celebrates womanhood

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