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RoRo78 · 02/08/2020 00:28

Well I'm 41 and I thought it was Peri menopausal
As I have been having a lot of symptoms for a number of years
I will be 42 at the end of August and I have just found out that I am pregnant with my second child and I am in complete shockShock
I want this baby so bad I'm desperate for it to go full term but I'm very worried as I've had 3 miscarriages in the first trimester I haven't told my partner yet as I fear it's too early and I may lose it before the 12-week mark as I normally do's them around 10 weeks

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Orphaned · 02/08/2020 04:21

Congratulations ๐ŸŽ‰

babydisney · 02/08/2020 05:03

How far along if you don't mind me asking? But as above stated congrats, I'm sure whatever happens you still have a couple of years until menopause, how old is your first?x

LH1987 · 02/08/2020 05:50

Congratulations Flowers

Bmidreams · 02/08/2020 06:16

Congratulations and good luck!

KittCat · 02/08/2020 06:19

Congratulations and fingers crossed Flowers

RoRo78 · 02/08/2020 12:04

Only 5.2 wks so very early days
My son is 11 n will b almost 12 by the time baby arrives if I manage to hold on to this one

Thank you all for your congrats ladies x

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Sheera1 · 02/08/2020 13:44

Congratulations! I am 41 and had a wee pre-lockdown surprise. A happy one. Jad an mmc a few years ago. My son is 10. There are a couple of threads on here for us maturer mummies. What I have found is the majority of us have had losses and that we are all very supportive of each other. It is also a stressful journey. Esp that first one up to 12 weeks and then till the 20 week scan. I am 24 weeks and slightly more relaxed but don't think I will be fully until I am holding a healthy baby and then the fun really starts ๐Ÿ˜‚. Join and thread and feel free to tell your worries. You will find it is natural to worry and people are supportive. Xxx

TheVanguardSix · 02/08/2020 13:50

Congratulations, OP!! I really can understand your longing for this little one to just persevere. I had my last at 42 (he's 6 now) after 3 consecutive losses. Please, please stick RoRo78's little one, I implore you! Grin

Take it easy and be good to yourself. Flowers

BeMorePacific · 02/08/2020 13:53

Congratulations!! You should really talk to your partner though, so you have some extra support.
Sending you lots of love x x

circumventgatekeeper · 02/08/2020 13:54

Congratulations. I was a surprise baby, my siblings were late teens when I was born!

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