One woman in Portland, Oregon, delivered a baby at age 57 after conceiving the old-fashioned way.
So women who don't want to get pregnant should continue to use contraception until they are definitely postmenopausal.
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TODAY'S BOOK SUGGESTION:
Midlife Motherhood: A Woman-to-Woman Guide to Pregnancy and Parenting
-- What's a woman to do when she's facing menopause, toddlers, and elder care all at the same time? Women who have "been there and done that" provide some insight in Midlife Motherhood. Offering humor, warmth, and frankness, this is a hand-holding guide for the uninitiated.
What's on their minds:
· Common fears and concerns: from Down's syndrome to being too old
· Fertility challenges and what to physically expect from pregnancy
· How to juggle postpartum demands-parenting, working, caring for aging parents . . . and all at once!
· Hot flashes and warm bottles: coping with hormonal changes while caring for a new baby
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