Almost 46- Just found out I am pregnant

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Registered: 04-08-2012
Almost 46- Just found out I am pregnant
Sun, 04-08-2012 - 10:04pm
Easter Sunday I woke up to a miracle! I have been feeling like I was heading into menopause for the last 2 months, but, something made me grab a pregnancy test this morning. I could not believe my eyes- Pregnant! After a run to the drug store for a 2nd test- the reality started to sink in.

After trying for almost 10 years, following a very easy honeymoon pregnancy and baby boy and then having 2 miscarriages- we started the adoption journey. So, now almost 4 months into an adoption- I am pregnant!

I am scared I will lose this baby, like the other 2. I am hoping someone out there has some good news about AMA mama's, rather than the scary online stats.

Going for a beta level tomorrow so my dr can gauge how far along I am. Praying for another miracle!
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Registered: 11-01-2011
Sun, 04-08-2012 - 11:31pm
Congrats! Fabulous news! Were all AMA mamas here.. And after seeing all ages of women from 40 to 49 have healthy happy babies...I'm a believer that it has more to do with health than age. Most of us here have gone through losses, so we do understand your worry and concerns. Get yourself a good prenatal and a folic acid. Make sure you test hcg and progesterone and make sure it's increasing....and let us know how you're feeling. :) What a wonderful Easter surprise!


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Registered: 10-12-2010
Mon, 04-09-2012 - 8:04am

Congrats and welcome! I've also had two miscarriages -- it certainly does make for a more nerve-wracking pregnancy. But, I went into the doc as soon as I got the BFP, she checked my levels and put me on a progesterone supp as a precaution since I'd had low levels with the 3 prior pregnancies (it did come out on the lower end), and here I am at 23w. I'm 41 and will be 42 when Zoë arrives.

Best of luck with this pregnancy and the adoption! Such exciting times for you!

Mom to Libby/17, William/12, and Jacob/8