Feel like a dinosaur at 48

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Wednesday, August 09, 2017 | 0 comments

Image: Lounging, by Mark Evans, on Flickr
Well, it was great to hear of other mothers over 45 years old.

I am 48 years old, and just found out I am pregnant.

I had a baby at 42 years old, which I felt I was a dinosaur then.

Wow - do I feel like a dinosaur now!!

The doctor had told me she didn't know any woman, over 44 years old, who had conceived on her own.

Well, I told her to change the story to over 48 years old!

Photo credit: Lounging
by Mark Evans, on Flickr

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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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