lists over 8,000 items under the search term "fertility"

Pregnant with our 1st baby at 44

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Wednesday, July 25, 2012 | 0 comments

Peace and quiet - baby with dummy - Stock Photo Credit: chidsey
I am 44 and pregnant with our first baby. My husband is 47.

I was pregnant before, but miscarried at week 9 due to a blighted ovum.

Less than 2 months later God smiled on us and we are pregnant again... which is a miracle, considering it took us a year and a half to conceive the first time.

I am now at 10 weeks and saw the baby on ultrasound today. I am happy to report that he or she is progressing nicely, and has a good strong heartbeat.

My husband already has a 19 year old daughter from his first marriage so he is kind of hoping for a boy, although we will feel blessed and thankful whatever the sex of the baby.

Photo credit: chidsey
Some rights reserved

Image: Surviving In-vitro Fertilization: IVF Stories and Inspiration from the Women who have been there, by Karen Daniels. Publisher: CreateSpace (July 29, 2011)-Surviving In-vitro Fertilization: IVF Stories and Inspiration from the Women who have been there
by Karen Daniels

-- True IVF stories and inspiration from the women who have been there. In-vitro fertilization is not a journey you need to take alone.

The women in this book who share their stories, thoughts, and lessons learned, have been in the IVF trenches - some for long periods of time.

We call them the IVF veterans.

They've struggled, cried, laughed, and inspired.

Let their experience guide you through the process and use their knowledge and tips as a beacon of insight for your own journey.

In-vitro fertilization is, on your best days, a journey that empowers you toward your ultimate goal of being a mom.

Image: Buy Now on Amazon.comPaperback: 117 pages
Click to order/for more info: Surviving In-vitro Fertilization

Image: Buy Now on Amazon.comStart reading Surviving In-vitro Fertilization on your Kindle in under a minute!

Don't have a Kindle? Get your Kindle here, or download a FREE Kindle Reading App.

Category: ,


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.

Find Catherine on Google+ - Circle us on Google+ - Join us on Facebook - Follow us on Twitter


Don't just sit there, reading this story or article - say something! Do you believe it? Do you think it is impossible? Do you wish it was you? Do you have a story to share (it might get published!)

NOTE: Comments are moderated - just to stop the spambots - and so may take up to a few hours to be approved.

Catherine reserves the right to review, edit, refuse or delete any comment.


Popular Posts