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Twin boys for couple who spent 25 years and £100,000 trying to conceive

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Monday, March 11, 2013 | 0 comments

Our little miracles: Twin boys for couple who spent 25 years and £100,000 trying to conceive
The Wards spent around £100,000 and 25 years trying desperately for children of their own, and were on the verge of giving up when Mrs Ward finally fell pregnant - with twins.

Yesterday the proud new parents said they had no regrets at the astronomical expense of their quest to be a family as they showed off two-week-old boys Ben and Walker to the world.

Mrs Ward, 46, a nurse, said: "When I held them for the first time my eyes just filled up with tears."

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First Baby After 30 . . . or 40: What to Expect When You're 30-Something or More, Dr Penny Stanway. Publisher: Orion Publishing; illustrated edition edition (October 1, 1999)First Baby After 30 . . . or 40:
What to Expect When You're 30-Something or More
by Dr Penny Stanway

-- Increasing numbers of women are having their first baby after 40, and with modern technology, the age at which women can have children is rising further still.

Although books on pregnancy and childbirth abound, a woman having her first child after the age of 30 or even 40 has special needs and concerns which are different from those of younger women.

This book looks at the pros and cons of having a first child later in life, discusses how to avoid or minimize the potential problems, and offers guidance on looking after yourself and your baby.

And because older women considering pregnancy are more likely than younger ones to think about life after the baby, it also takes a good look at family planning.

Paperback: 128 pages - Click to order/for more info: First Baby After 30 . . . or 40 - US | Canada | UK

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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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