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I was 44y when my son was conceived

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Saturday, April 12, 2008 | 0 comments

Yes I was 44 years and two months, when my son was conceived naturally. I was actually trying to prevent pregnancy. My husband has end stage renal disease, and has no testosterone whatsoever in his body. So how do ya figure? Del

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I suggest the book "Inconceivable" by Julia Indichova. The author had a similar diagnosis, yet went on two have two children (naturally). The book explains all of the different alternative practitioners she went to and what they did for her.

Also, a recent study questions the relationship between high FSH and fertility -- because so many women with high FSH levels are having babies! Yet this information isn't widely used. Go figure. - Cheri

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Hi, is there anyone here my age (51) or thereabouts with a baby? My son is 5 months old. While I can really relate to, and sympathize with all the women trying to conceive, my challenge now that I've had the baby I wanted for so long is to find other mothers I can relate to... who are at least from a similar generation.

It's nice to share baby stories and toys and clothes with other mothers around here but, let’s face it, I could be most of their mothers so we don't have so much in common as women...


We're in different stages of our lives. And, although I'm just a new mother (this baby is my first) I am also still a mature woman who has lived a lot and I need the comradery of other women my age..

For instance, I'm not concerned about starting up birth control when I stop breastfeeding but am wondering when menopause is going to start! Many of my concerns are those of a fifty year old, even though I'm carrying my infant son around in a sling, and not my grandson as plenty of people assume. - Sue

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My mom was 44 when I was born - my dad was 46 - I am now 40, pregnant with #4, and they are still alive and healthy at 84 and 86. When younger, I wondered would they be there when I got married and had kids, etc. and even not getting married until and not starting a family until 35, they have been there the whole way!!!! Janet

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I am 51 with a 2 1/2 year old son - my first and only so far. I am the oldest mom I know of a 2 1/2 year old.

I am the oldest mom at every play group and every mom & me class. I scope each playground, play group, etc., looking for other older moms to make friends with.

I had no intentions of being a stay at home mom when I was pregnant, but could not bring myself to go back to work after my son came home. Now that I am a stay at home mom, I almost feel like I retired from one career and started another one.



TODAY'S BOOK SUGGESTION:
Image: You Can Get Pregnant Over 40, Naturally II: Overcoming infertility and recurrent miscarriage in your late 30s and 40s naturally , by Sandy Robertson (Author). Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 2 edition (May 14, 2015)-You Can Get Pregnant Over 40, Naturally II: Overcoming infertility and recurrent loss in your late 30s and 40s naturally
by Sandy Robertson

-- After years of infertility and failed fertility treatments, Sandy Robertson developed an all-natural pregnancy protocol leading to the birth of her daughter at the age of 44.

In this new expanded edition, she shares her research including over 100 references.

She explains how she:
- Overcame recurrent miscarriage
- Conceived multiple times of the age of 40 with one Fallopian tube
- Balanced hormones
- Increased pelvic circulation

Image: Buy Now on Amazon.comPaperback: 248 pages
Click to order/for more info: You Can Get Pregnant Over 40, Naturally







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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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