Pregnant with my first child at 44

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Saturday, September 29, 2012 | 0 comments

Baby face. Stock Photo credit: olga_salon
I am 44 and pregnant with my first child.

I miscarried in August, so this was a surprise!

I am 8 weeks pregnant, and was so blessed to hear and see the heartbeat last week.

My husband has two daughters, 20 and 16 years old.

They were not receptive last time, and I doubt they will be this time.

We probably won't tell them until after the nuchal translucency ultrasound on December 11th.

Photo credit: olga_salon


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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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