My great g'ma had kid #11 at 44 or 45

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Thursday, May 24, 2012 | 0 comments

Stock Photo credit: cordayalecMy RE [Reproductive Endocrinologist] said genetics do play an albeit small part.

My great g'ma had 14 pregnancies, 11 live births, 3 pregnancy losses (that she knew of) and had kid #11 at 44 or 45...

My cousin (her granddaughter and my mom's 1st cousin) had a baby at 43 (and conceived at around 43).

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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!
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