I am 49 and recently discovered, much to our surprise, that we're having another child. A little background....We have twin daughters that are 15 years old and a 4 year old son who was born when I was 45. You can see that we're not new to the adventures of high-risk pregnancies. My emotions are all over the place! I am nauseated all day which is really wearing on me! I definitely recognize that we are blessed...again. I have friends who wanted children, but could not get pregnant. I just had figured that the odds of getting pregnant at 49 were very, very slim. In fact, I wasn't even paying attention to things like first day of last period. I'm pretty sure that I had a period in January, but I can't remember when it started or stopped. I'm also even more aware of all the things that can go wrong. I tried to set up an appointment with my Ob-Gyn doctor right away, but they wouldn't see me until what we guessed to be 8 weeks which, at this point, is next week. I should have insisted upon an appointment even if it was too early to hear a heart beat, etc. I think that I would have felt better just being able to ask questions. I know that I should be more thankful and be really happy about this baby. I'm just not quite there yet.
Thanks for listening!