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I had my Madeleine at 45

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Thursday, May 15, 2008 | 0 comments

I had my Madeleine at 45, too, Barbara. I just became a grandmother and she, an aunt. God provides. And, what joy he provides "older" parents! - Bonnie

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I had my fifth baby one month before my 46th birthday. What you will need: a sense of humor, trust in God, letting go of your plans.


What you will get: a heart that enlarges, a sense of wonder, the joy of seeing your older kids with the baby, and knowing that you are on a big adventure called LIFE. Embrace it!

In the words of Auntie Mame: "Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death". It's a beautiful thing, and this child will keep you young at heart. Trust God!

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Magdalene Njue, who had her baby at 45, recalls feeling "dead-beat" and had to sleep every afternoon during her pregnancy. She also gave birth by caesarean section, but has no regrets.

"I had been trying to get pregnant for many years and this was a blessing," says Magdalene.

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Geez, my grandma had her last baby at 45, and at home!! The baby was fine (too spoiled, if you ask me), and grandma lived to be 87.

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I'd say it would be very difficult to draw the line at a certain age. Circumstances vary. I know somebody who had a baby (naturally) at 48.



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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