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Don't criticise me for having twins at 52

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Thursday, June 11, 2009 | 0 comments

Newborn twins can be daunting for any mum, but for Liz Addy the 3am feeds and nappy changes are an even greater challenge - as she's 52.

But despite becoming a first time mum to Thomas and Sophie later in life, Liz doesn't regret a thing, and she hasn't ruled out having more kids.

"Looking after twins is just a different challenge," says Liz, "I've had tremendous adventures in my life, but this is the most exciting and awesome thing.

"I always hoped I'd be a mother but I didn't meet the right man, so until my late 40s it looked as if I wouldn't have children after all."


Read more: http://www.mirror.co.uk/life-style/real-life/2009/06/10/don-t-criticise-me-for-having-twins-at-52-115875-21429398/


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