My 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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TODAY'S BOOK SUGGESTION:
Every Drunken Cheerleader: Why Not Me?
-- If you're eager to have a baby, doesn't the title say enough? Laugh, cry, share, relate - LOVE this book and all it offers to your soul.
It's wit, wisdom and warmth from an author you'll quickly see as your sincere fertility-challenged friend.
This information-packed, inspiring story is for women who are struggling with in-fertility and for those trying to support them.
Enjoy an easy-reading journey you'll remember throughout life. Overwhelmed at the idea of dealing with friends' baby showers, insurance, husbands, needles, tears, heartbreak and surprises?
This book captures it all in a delightful way that's packed full of truths and challenges to keep you moving forward.
Indulge in a journey - reading this book - that will have you throwing your head back in laughter, curling up in the comfort of feeling understood, having raw honesty give you permission to be exactly who you are.
Indulge. You deserve this! Get one for your best friend and your mom too.
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