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Too old ?

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bossmum41 Thu 13-Oct-16 15:44:21

Is 45 too old to have a baby ?

Alibaba2 Thu 13-Oct-16 16:56:06

Are you having regular periods?

It's worth a go...

SleepFreeZone Thu 13-Oct-16 16:58:42

It's not too old to try but it might be too old to be successful.

bossmum41 Thu 13-Oct-16 17:02:24


FoggyMorn Thu 13-Oct-16 17:09:52

Maybe too old, maybe not.

What are your health circumstances? Is your cycle still regular? Are you ready to deal with the increased risks that older motherhood involves?

I had a DC just before I turned 43, good friend had one at 44 1/2 and is trying for a sibling at 48 although she accepts this is very unlikely we both had unassisted conceptions but I think by mid 40's, realistically, chances are dropping by the month.

Slave2thecat Thu 13-Oct-16 17:15:42

Too old in what sense? Physically we can't diagnose that over the Internet - speak to a doctor? Emotionally - as above - expect it to be tough but tough in a different way to being a mum at 18 or 20. Socially - no one else's business, there are plenty of older muns around but it's still bit of a social issue. .... Anything else worrying you op?

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