First child at 45

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Friday, April 13, 2012 | 0 comments

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Oh! And we had a 45 year old who had her first child here about 18 months ago

It was a natural conception.


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TODAY'S BOOK SUGGESTION:
Fathers of a Certain Age: The Joys and Problems of Middle-Aged FatherhoodFathers of a Certain Age: The Joys and Problems of Middle-Aged Fatherhood
-- A timely book on the increasing trend of men fathering children later in life. Men are becoming fathers at 40, 50 or more, but there is very little information on what issues they will have to deal with or how to cope with the new life phase.

Lots of anecdotes of from families with either delayed or remarried fatherhood. It offers glimpses of societal changes as we are all living longer and healthier and as a result, may have children later. Discusses step-kids, May-December marriages, adoption, fathers-at-home, and more.

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Stories of Pregnancy and Birth over 44 years old - sharing news stories I find online, for inspiration!





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Catherine

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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