September 20, 2009 - Man, aged 56 and diagnosed as infertile, meets woman, 44.
Birth control isn't part of their whirlwind romance – and they get pregnant before you can say
oopsy baby. Inconceivable, right?
Well, not quite. That's how a baby girl was born to Laura Arpiainen, a Vancouver architect, now 46, and her partner, an interior designer. Their 14-month-old daughter was a
gift out of nowhere, Ms. Arpiainen says.
The first-time mother wasn't trying to conceive, she adds, and her periods were irregular for several months before the pregnancy.
I thought I had menopause.
This Pregnancy Over 40 story was found on TheGlobeandMail.com
Read more: Oopsy baby - I'm too old to get pregnant
Originally posted on September 20, 2009.
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