I found out that I was pregnant when I was 43 years old.
I turned 44 years old, and gave birth to a beautiful, healthy little boy in November.
The pregnancy was just about like the other ones, and the delivery was uneventful.
I did have an amnio which eased my fears a lot.
He was totally unplanned and I was in shock, denial, and depression for a good while.
Now that he is here, I love him dearly.
Photo credit: Yawning - not crying - 8 days old, by jessicafm / Jessica Merz, on Flickr
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TODAY'S BOOK SUGGESTION:
Surprise Motherhood: A Guide to Unexpected Adult Pregnancy
by Ophelia Austin-Small
-- Pregnancy books on the market have one of two audiences- the teen with an unplanned pregnancy or the adult with a planned and chosen one.
Nowhere is there a book for the almost 3 million adult women facing surprise pregnancy every year.
Surprise Motherhood is aimed directly at that gap, telling the stories of Ophelia and other women who have faced unplanned pregnancy as adult, professional women.
With extensive information about options, paternity, career issues, postpartum depression, finances, and more, Surprise Motherhood is the only reference of its kind, and is sure to be an invaluable reader resource.
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