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Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Thursday, March 12, 2020 | 0 comments

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Baby can wait

Fran Watson gave birth to Angus when she was 43 years old, having waited 20 years to find the right partner, get married and then have a child.

What I feel like a mom who waited a long time is 'My God, I'm happy,' said the longtime publicist.

And what can possibly be wrong with that wonderful feeling?

A fitness professional in Calgary, Helen Vanderburg said she delayed having children mostly because she wasn't in a committed relationship until she was older; building her career played a secondary role.

She underwent a full complement of testing to rule out any genetic abnormalities and, at 45 years old, gave birth to her daughter, Sage.

This Pregnancy Over 40 story was found on Calgary Herald
Read more: Baby can wait
Originally posted on February 15, 2009

Image: Yes, You Can Get Pregnant: The Diet That Will Improve Your Fertility Now and Into Your 40s, by Aimee E. Raupp. Publisher: Demos Health; 1 edition (May 22, 2014)Yes, You Can Get Pregnant: The Diet That Will Improve Your Fertility Now and Into Your 40s
by Aimee E. Raupp

-- Worried about your ability to have children in the next five years?

Have you been trying to get pregnant for a while now and it's just not happening?

Does it seem like every woman you know is having a hard time getting pregnant and you don't want that to be you when you're ready?

If you answered yes to any one of these questions, Aimee's second book, Yes, You Can Get Pregnant: The Diet That Will Improve Your Fertility Now and Into Your 40s, was written for you.

Whether you're in your 20s, 30s or 40s, this book will give you all the nutritional information you need to keep your baby-making machinery in tip-top shape.

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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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