Italian grandmother bore triplets at 52

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Monday, February 20, 2012 | 0 comments

Photo Credit: ba1969Other women become celebrities due to late childbearing: a 63-year-old American, the Italian grandmother who bore triplets at age 52.

Although Guinness World Records stopped publishing records of later-life birth, a widely reported study in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) says 37% of 77 women ages 50 to 63 gave birth after being implanted with fertilized eggs donated by younger women.

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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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