I am 44 years and 9 months, (it's only a number!!!) and have just got a BFP [big fat positive - positive pregnancy test] using my own eggs on first attempt at IVF [in vitro fertilization] (although have been pregnant three times before tubal sterilization 2 years ago).
A long way to go yet, I know, to getting a healthy newborn in my arms again but I'm going in the right direction thanks to CARE Nottingham.
P.S. I would have posted earlier but I was asleep in bed - growing babies at 44 is exhausting!!! LOL
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TODAY'S BOOK SUGGESTION:
Creating a Life: Professional Women and the Quest For Children
-- A survey, undertaken specially for this book, shows that 40% of women earning $50,000 or more a year are childless at age 45. So why is the age-old business of having babies so very elusive for this generation of high-achieving women? Why is it that all the new power and prestige does not translate into easier choices on the family front?
It seems that women can be astronauts, CEOs, Secretaries of State, but increasingly, they cannot be mothers. Sylvia Hewlett's powerful book looks at the hard and disturbing facts and goes on to advocate a new way of approaching the question of motherhood vs. career for a new generation of women.
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