I Am Pregnant At 43 Surprise

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 36 People

    Very Blessed, But Very Scared

    I am almost 5 weeks pregnant at 43. It happened naturally.....not necessarily planned or unplanned. I am a Christian woman and believe this is a gift from God. I felt urged by Him not to read the statistics on the odds of a healthy pregnancy at my age, but did some reading this...
    carrieon68 carrieon68
    41-45, F
    5 Responses Aug 23, 2012

    Pregnant At 43

    I am 43 years old and 5 1/2 weeks pregnant! I have a wonderful 15 year old son who I had at age 28 and a beautiful 2 year old daughter, that I waited many years for! I thought I was done! Of course I was in complete mental and physical shock when that test came back positive, but...
    sacline sacline
    41-45, F
    9 Responses Nov 25, 2009

    Baby Arrived Safe And Well

    5 months ago my baby boy Ronan Jacob was born perfect and healthy. It was worth the shock and the trials of being pregnant at 43. I now have four kids and I am slower with this one and he must be my strongest baby yet, He knows what he wants and  when he wants it lol. My...
    2009lostsoul2009 2009lostsoul2009
    36-40, F
    1 Response Sep 4, 2010

    43, Pregnant And Happy!!

    I am 43 yrs old and 6 weeks pregnant. I am recently married, I have 3 children and my husband doesnt have any. We tried conceiving for 5 months and finally decided to give it to God as becoming pregnant is a blessing from God. A few weeks ago we took a HPT and WOW!!! We were...
    leassnew leassnew
    41-45
    5 Responses Aug 30, 2011

    This morning, I had a positive pregnancy test.

    ..at nearly 43. This is a miracle, that I conceived naturally after a tubal reversal and several miscarriages. I tried IVF and fertility drugs, but they didn't work, and the process was heartbreaking. I finally went to a counselor who advised me to let go and stop trying to...
    Grace4mee Grace4mee
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Dec 11, 2013

    Hello all, just want to introduce myself.

    I am super happy to be here. I had a tubal reversal just over 3 years ago. I have been with my husband for 17 years, and this will be his first child. My children from a previous marriage are 21 and 24. Conceived naturally. My husband had been suggesting ivf, but I...
    rmn216 rmn216
    46-50, F
    1 Response Feb 20, 2014

    Surprised And Scared

    I'm 43 and have no children but found out I'm 6 weeks pregnant. I had surgery with general anesthesia, before I knew that I was pregnant, in the 1st week. I was also on the pain medication Hydrocodone for almost 3 weeks. I am worried about the effects on the developing embryo...
    Escaladora1 Escaladora1
    41-45, F
    Jan 19, 2013

    Almost Ivf...

    I'm 43 and my new husband is 52. We married in September and have three children between us, but none together. We started trying for a baby when we got married, and started seeing a fertility specialist soon after. We decided that at my age, we should try IVF most immediately...
    elizmoore25 elizmoore25
    41-45
    6 Responses Mar 6, 2011

    Pregnant And 43 Next Month?!

    I am 42 years old (43 next month) and just found out that somehow although less than 1% likelihood I beat the odds unintentionally and found myself pregnant! I have 3 beautiful children ages 21, 17 and 13 and considered myself done with childbearing and raising a baby! My new...
    Sgotymme Sgotymme
    41-45, F
    7 Responses Sep 22, 2010

    What A Surprise

    I have recently found out that I am 6 weeks pregnant and I am 43 next month. It was not planned, and I do not have any other children. I thought my menopause had started. Not sure what I should do. My long term partner says it is entirely up to me.... I am so confused.
    GingerG1 GingerG1
    41-45
    1 Response Jun 16, 2012

    43 And Pregnant

     I am 43 and  4 weeks pregnant I have had 4 miscarriages in the past 41/2 years.  I feel good at 4 weeks, I am healthy and I just started tacking DHEA, cut out gluten from my diet, and started acupuncture, and massage.  I believe these measures were helpful for me to...
    positivethoughts positivethoughts
    41-45
    1 Response Nov 27, 2011

    43 And Pregnant

    I'm 43 and 5 wks pregnant. I have two daughters with my ex husband of 24 yrs. they're 20 and 19 . Yes this was a BIG surprise my bf and I have been together a yr and half . He is 15 yrs younger than I and has no children. So of course I'm hoping we have a healthy pregnancy and...
    Shawna4969 Shawna4969
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Oct 4, 2013

    My mom is 43 and pregnant!

    She conceived naturally. She's nervous and happy. I'm almost 18 and I'm excited!
    hopeliz hopeliz
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 27, 2015

    I'm 43 and 5 weeks pregnant.

    I have an eight year old daughter. I miscarried nearly a year and half ago. My husband and I decided to be open to getting pregnant until this last December. When it did not happen we decided to go for permanent birth control. I was scheduled for a procedure on March 17. The...
    jams515 jams515
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Apr 5, 2014

    Natural. After 4 miscarriages in 14 months.

    I stopped trying. Please pray for my unborn baby. Only 4 weeks along.
    NervousMama NervousMama
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Jan 16, 2014

    On my 43rd birthday, found out I was pregnant.

    I have 2 young children already 3 and 6 - I already thought I was having kids late enough in life but now after not even trying, we're pregnant again and not sure if I want to go through pregnancy and the whole baby thing again. Sigh. What a way to start a birthday...
    18hollies 18hollies
    46-50
    3 Responses Jan 19, 2014
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