Aunt had her 1st baby at 45

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Thursday, February 04, 2016 | 0 comments

Image: Peanut, by Lindsey Turner, on Flickr
I'm 32 years old, and although that's not old I know I'm still hearing the ticking in my ears!

My aunt had her first baby, naturally at 45 years old, so we have a few years yet I'm sure!

I think the worst part for me - is that I'm finding TTC [trying to conceive] so consuming.

I think about it 24/7, and I'm not sure I can keep it up for much longer.

I don't want it to become my life.

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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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