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Old 04-30-2016, 10:01 AM
 
Location: in a parallel universe
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Congratulations!

60 years ago in the midst of meno my mom got the surprise of her life too.. Me..

There were no complications for either of us.
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Old 04-30-2016, 10:03 AM
 
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Thank you, everyone.
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Old 04-30-2016, 10:12 AM
 
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Reneeh63's profile proudly indicates she has no children, pets, or plants. I pretty much assumed that when I read her flaming post. I don't know why she would troll the Parenting board.
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Old 04-30-2016, 10:29 AM
 
Location: Central IL
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Reneeh63's profile proudly indicates she has no children, pets, or plants. I pretty much assumed that when I read her flaming post. I don't know why she would troll the Parenting board.
Because I'm pretty knowledgeable about physiology and "perimenopause" caught my eye. But when I saw the timing of the bragging was so disconnected from the fact it seemed unwarranted. <shrug> It's just a fact of life at this point...to be happy is great...more than that is what Facebook is for.
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Old 04-30-2016, 01:08 PM
 
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Because I'm pretty knowledgeable about physiology and "perimenopause" caught my eye. But when I saw the timing of the bragging was so disconnected from the fact it seemed unwarranted. <shrug> It's just a fact of life at this point...to be happy is great...more than that is what Facebook is for.
Time to go back on your meds!
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Old 04-30-2016, 02:00 PM
 
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My great grandma did, my grandma did, and my sister did.
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Old 04-30-2016, 07:23 PM
 
Location: Westchester County, NY
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My sister's ex-husband's grandma had his dad at age 50! And that was almost 70 years ago.....(I think there's a connection to that and long life as she lived to 101!)
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Old 04-30-2016, 07:55 PM
 
Location: SF Bay Area
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Happened to me, too, and I had twins . LOL, they're 21 now!
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Old 04-30-2016, 09:06 PM
 
Location: Ohio
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OP mama

Glad you were able to have the child you wanted, better late than never :-).
I just saw a story about fact that older mothers (who conceive after 40) live longer lives (90!) than women who bear children earlier and esp. longer than women who never had children. I am the last type, no kids, but that was a decision I never regretted.
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Old 04-30-2016, 09:52 PM
 
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That happened to me. I'm 44 and my son is 3 now. This was my first pregnancy.
Honestly, I don't think they're as low as people think. Some women get pregnant at the drop of a hat (figuratively, haha), even in their 40's.
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