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Pregnancy, still possible?

sugarnspicesugarnspice
posted 4 years 4 months ago
I've been wanting to have another baby as my one and only child is now 16 years old. Do you think I could still have another one? BTW, I'm 41. Smile


darkchilddarkchild
posted 4 years 4 months ago
Oh come on, you say it as if you're 81 Very happy. If you desire another pregnancy, talk to your doctor, let them run some tests and I'm sure if you're in good condition, you should be preparing for another baby.

There are many women I have read about who have had children at your age and even older; they had not reached menopause and ate healthy and lived healthy. Try see your doctor and let's know where you stand.

Wish you the best.

purplepen88purplepen88
posted 4 years 4 months ago
I'm 48 and have a two kids 13 and 6. I had my youngest when I was 42 and I didn't have any trouble getting pregnant as well. I had no problems with my pregnancy. In fact it was easier than when I had my oldest at 35. If you are in good health and having regular periods you should try to conceive for 5 months. If nothing happens then go see a fertility specialist. When I would go see my OB I would say the average age in the waiting room was over 39. I met many other expectant mothers who were over 40. When I saw my OB for my 6 week check up after my son was born he asked if I was considering having any more kids, so over 40 is not too old at all. I did have an amnio to ease my mind that my baby was healthy but other than that it was a normal pregnancy. Good luck.

MMartellMMartell
posted 4 years 4 months ago
Of course you can still have a baby at your age. Although it's a little bit risky with your age but still there are many women even older than you who were able to give birth to healthy babies.

momsiemomsie
posted 4 years 4 months ago
Yes of course! My eldest sister had her first and only child at 40 years old. Both she and her husband had fertility issues. So they were on medications for about a year but was too expensive, that's why they stopped and just kept on praying. My sister also lost weight because she was a bit on the heavy side. And before she knew it, she was pregnant after 5 years of trying! It was the happiest news for all of us.
All the best to you!

sugarnspicesugarnspice
posted 4 years 3 months ago

purplepen88 said:
I'm 48 and have a two kids 13 and 6. I had my youngest when I was 42 and I didn't have any trouble getting pregnant as well. I had no problems with my pregnancy. In fact it was easier than when I had my oldest at 35. If you are in good health and having regular periods you should try to conceive for 5 months. If nothing happens then go see a fertility specialist. When I would go see my OB I would say the average age in the waiting room was over 39. I met many other expectant mothers who were over 40. When I saw my OB for my 6 week check up after my son was born he asked if I was considering having any more kids, so over 40 is not too old at all. I did have an amnio to ease my mind that my baby was healthy but other than that it was a normal pregnancy. Good luck.
Thank you for that! Me and my husband really want another baby. So yes, we're already working on it, haha. :-)

sugarnspicesugarnspice
posted 4 years 3 months ago

momsie said:
Yes of course! My eldest sister had her first and only child at 40 years old. Both she and her husband had fertility issues. So they were on medications for about a year but was too expensive, that's why they stopped and just kept on praying. My sister also lost weight because she was a bit on the heavy side. And before she knew it, she was pregnant after 5 years of trying! It was the happiest news for all of us. All the best to you!
Thank you for sharing your sister's story. Glad to know that they finally have a baby. :-)

sugarnspicesugarnspice
posted 4 years 3 months ago

MMartell said:
Of course you can still have a baby at your age. Although it's a little bit risky with your age but still there are many women even older than you who were able to give birth to healthy babies.
Hi. Yes, that is so true. A lot are telling that it is a bit risky when you reach 40 and above. That is actually one of my fears. I know a few who had experienced high blood pressure and had to undergo CS, sugar issues, complete bed rest, etc. A lot of my friends suggested too to take prenatal vitamins so it can help somehow reduce the risk. So I have found a good list of the vitamins and supplements needed to prepare myself. I hope I'm not missing anything. If you can add more, feel free to share :-) Thanks.

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