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Immense love for baby at 48

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Sunday, October 29, 2017 | 0 comments

Image: New baby, by Josh Parrish, on Flickr

In 2003, at the age of 48 years old, I found out that I was expecting.

We already had four children, at that time our oldest daughter was 29 years old.

My sons were 28, 21, and 20 years old.

I was quite afraid of what their reaction would be!

After the initial shock, and them questioning if I was healthy and the baby (girl) was going to be OK, they were great.

It has been quite a experience, one that I do not regret for a moment.

Her siblings are her protectors, and they show her immense love.

We are all so very happy.

Photo credit: New Baby,
by Josh Parrish, on Flickr
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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!
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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