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Any positive pregnancy over 40 success stories?

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Liissaa Mon 02-Dec-19 16:57:15

After a mmc with my first pregnancy at 40 earlier this year, I would love to hear any success stories of any over 40s who have achieved a successful pregnancy! Xx

Rubyroost Tue 03-Dec-19 21:09:45

@Liissaa I have never been made to feel like I'm too old by any professionals in the nhs. In fact no one has batted an eyelid. That doctor is an arse wipe, please ignore

Liissaa Tue 03-Dec-19 21:17:39

@Rubyroost from this second on, I absolutely will. Xx

Moonflower12 Tue 03-Dec-19 21:23:05

I was 44. DD is now 7. Good luck x

Megan2018 Tue 03-Dec-19 21:30:12

I’m sat here breastfeeding my 11 week old, conceived at 40 and born at 41. Easy pregnancy and 6.5 hour natural birth. Only complication was gestational diabetes.

She’s perfect and we are so lucky. She’s first (and only) baby for DH and I. We conceived in less than a year of not properly trying (he was 45, now 46).

Liissaa Tue 03-Dec-19 21:32:11

@Moonflower12 and @Megan2018 thank you so much. @Megan2018 huge congratulations xx

starflake Tue 03-Dec-19 21:58:52

I'm 41 and currently 37 weeks pregnant. I've had a fairly normal pregnancy with no complications as of yet. They won't let me go over 40 weeks due to age & I have arthritis in my hips from a teenager so getting induced in 2 weeks! Even my doctors are super impressed with me & the uneventful pregnancy I've had

Moonflower12 Wed 04-Dec-19 01:21:26

@Liissaa
Forgot to add- my pregnancy was totally unexpected and uneventful- so much so it only got picked up on a scan for something else, at 31 weeks!

Liissaa Wed 04-Dec-19 07:06:30

@starflake congratulations and good luck! Xx

cansantabringmeabfp Wed 04-Dec-19 07:21:37

I had my first at 40 and just got my second BFP today at 43. I know I have a long road ahead but i had a great pregnancy first time round so I'm keeping everything crossed.

Liissaa Wed 04-Dec-19 08:09:49

@cansantabringmeabfp congratulations!!! Hoping you have a healthy pregnancy xx

msflibble Wed 04-Dec-19 08:11:14

Hi OP. I'm currently subletting a flat from a family. The mum is 44 and has two beautiful, sweet healthy children aged 1 and 3.

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