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50y+ woman was pregnant with twins

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Saturday, February 16, 2008 | 0 comments

Sure it can happen. I used to work in radiology, and we had a 50+ year old woman come in for a sonogram, and she was surprised to learn that she was pregnant with twins, due in 6 weeks!


It isn't a question, it's just to say that nature isn't always against the older mother. My daughter is 44 on Saturday, she has a daughter of 23, a son of 19 and another daughter who's 14 on Sunday.

And she has just given birth, three weeks ago, to a lovely baby son. He was a shock, but a very pleasant shock.

Well, I think it just goes to show that there's enormous variability in human. Yes, women do give birth successfully in their 40's.

The oldest lady that I ever delivered, giving birth to a child created with her own eggs, was in fact 50. And this was a son, after she'd had 11 daughters!

So I told the husband it was time - they really could stop now. But ...

And can I just add in an e-mail from Suzanne who was herself shocked to find herself pregnant at the age of 48. She's already the mother of five, the oldest 28, so it was a shock.


This summer, my doctor told me that a patient of his is now pregnant at 52! So I think you still have plenty of time for that baby.

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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 our 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 there will be no more babies in our house.

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