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Boy or Girl? At 45

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Saturday, September 23, 2017 | 0 comments

Image: Lynne Adams reads a story to her little boy, Anderson Adams, before bedtime. Lynne is now pregnant with her second child.When Lynne Adams recently went in for an ultrasound, she casually asked about her baby's gender.

I was told by both (ultrasound sonographers) that they weren't allowed to tell parents the gender of the baby anymore,
said Adams, a 45-year-old who lives in Newmarket.

I said, 'Since when?'

Adams had her first child just 13 months ago at Headwaters Health Care Centre in Orangeville.

Back then, ultrasound staff at the same hospital gave her the option of learning her baby's gender.

This Pregnancy Over 40 story was found on TheStar.com
Read more: Divulging baby's gender during ultrasound varies across GTA hospitals
Originally posted in April 17, 2012


Photo Credit: © Charla Jones / For the Toronto Star
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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 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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