NOT at all planned at 43

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Sunday, February 14, 2016 | 0 comments

Image: Sleeping baby - 10 days old, by Jessica Merz, on Flickr
I just found out I am pregnant.

I am 43 years old... I just found out I am pregnant.

I will be 44 years old when I have this baby.

I have three kids - 24 years old, 22 years old, and 8 years old.

This was NOT at all planned.



Stock Photo credit: Sleeping baby - 10 days old, by Jessica Merz, on Flickr
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TODAY'S BOOK SUGGESTION:
Image: Test Tubes and Testosterone (Male Infertility), by Michael Saunders. Publisher: Nell James Publishers (May 6, 2011)Test Tubes and Testosterone (Male Infertility)
by Michael Saunders

-- What do you need to make a baby? A willing partner? A good sense of timing? Some wine maybe? A nice meal and some amorous music? Not always.

There are times when all the romance (and luck) just simply will not do.

In those times, what you need is a specimen pot, a heap of drugs, so many ultra-sound scans that your wife or partner begins to glow in the dark and an unfeasibly large amount of tea.

Providing a rare yet enlightening male perspective on the world of IVF, 'Test tubes and testosterone' is one man's experience of infertility and the IVF journey he embarked on with his wife in order to start a family.

Told with humour, wit and insight, this book sheds light on issues that can be hard to discuss even with the closest of friends or relatives, making it a valuable book for anyone contemplating or going through IVF.

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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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