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I Am Pregnant At 43 Surprise

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    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 41-45, F 4 Responses Dec 11, 2013

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    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

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    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

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    Natural. After 4 miscarriages in 14 months.

    I stopped trying. Please pray for my unborn baby. Only 4 weeks along.
    NervousMama NervousMama 41-45, F 5 Responses Jan 16, 2014

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    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

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    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 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 5, 2014

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    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 6 Responses Sep 22, 2010

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    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 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 4, 2013

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    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 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 20, 2014

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    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 1 Response Jan 19, 2013

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    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 8 Responses Nov 25, 2009

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    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 41-45 4 Responses Jan 19, 2014

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    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

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    Pregnancy Test

    I have a 22 year old and 19 year old and 15 year old and today I did a pregnancy test and it was positive. I guess I am starting all over again.
    fryanne fryanne 41-45, F Mar 28, 2012

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    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

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    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

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    Oracler Oracler 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 4

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    .....Yes, I know it will surprise my friends just as much at it surprised me. It's still very early but I can't deny it anymore
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    My name is Devon Nicole Manson I am 14 and 8 Months Pregnant with my baby names Nicole. Since I got pregnant people have treated me different. Nasty names referring to me sleeping...
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    We were both 41. She wanted me to knock her up a few years before. Unlike previously, it had taken a few months of (very fun) trying. So I didn't think she was very fertile any...
    devotedhusband devotedhusband 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    I started seeing this guy in September and things ended in November because my job kept me from seeing him. The day after things ended, (which to be honest was more his decision...
    bariel17 bariel17 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 10

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    Hey. I'm going on 14 in two months, (Feb 19), and I think I'm pregnant. My boyfriend I have been dating for 10 months now. We've had our scares before. But this time it might be...
    Nadine372 Nadine372 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 11

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    I know it's not practical or easy financially, but it is still my ultimate dream. I have always wanted to have a huge family. When my bf and I first got together, I told him I...
    PlusSizedCutie PlusSizedCutie 18-21, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    Have you ever wondered how many babies a pregnant woman is carrying when her pregnant belly is as big as a nine months baby bump but she is only one month pregnant?
    ilovetobepregnant ilovetobepregnant 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My fiancé and I have been trying to get pregnant and I seem to be having some symptoms.... I have been very moody, craving things I don't normally eat, sleep a lot more, and my...
    BabyFox1995 BabyFox1995 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    i never knew so many people thought pregnant women were so attractive. im two months pregnant and dont see it yet. however im barely showing. i cant wait to see how big of a bump...
    iihumpchu95 iihumpchu95 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 1

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    Being pregnant is so magical even if I got pregnant by accident and I really wasn't ready I'm finally happy to be a new mom I can't wait to be a great mom. I do miss being able...
    DreamOnBeautiful DreamOnBeautiful 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 8

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    I had sex with him a few days ago. He got wet and we had sex, shortly after he pulled out and started to *********. It has been 3 days, is it possible that I might be pregnant? I'm...
    kimbeerlyyx kimbeerlyyx 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    Im 9 months pregnant and i have never been so happy, this is my favorite stage of being pregnant. I love walking in the tobacco store to buy a carton of Reds and seeing the look on...
    Bw11 Bw11 18-21, F 8 Responses Jan 11

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    since ive become pregnant my bf dog has totally changed. he is a 1 yr old akc. sib husky male who is fixed. he is normally very hyper and friendly n was always super close to the...
    lil1ontheway lil1ontheway 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 11

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    Actually a question. Which is hotter? A girl who gets pregnant after being ********** into or a girl who ends up pregnant from a guy's precum even though he pulled out?
    Glenville1978 Glenville1978 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 12

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    I have been pregnant for 8 months now and been through this all alone... this was not planned.... I got pregnant by my friend but then we decided to stay friends.... trying to be...
    meganzz12 meganzz12 18-21, F 10 Responses Jan 14

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    Well if you love seeing pregnant teens here I am :) I'm 16 years old and pregnant :)
    wonderwinter wonderwinter 16-17, F 4 Responses Jan 19

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    I am 23 and I want to get pregnant. after I successfully get pregnant the guy can decide what hr wants to do after. will sign legal documents if needed for security.
    myshell91 myshell91 22-25, F 13 Responses Jan 22

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    I really want to get pregnant. I want a baby. I have wanted this since I was 16. guy can decide what to do after I get pregnant. I will sign legal documents for your security if...
    myshell91 myshell91 22-25, F 8 Responses Jan 24

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    I am currently five months pregnant. I am due in late May. This will be child number five for me. I am so happy being pregnant again. My belly and boobs are both by growing...
    mominlingerie mominlingerie 36-40, F 8 Responses a week ago

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    I'm so pregnant.i am 9 moths pregnant
    ilovetobepregnant ilovetobepregnant 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I love pregnant women and they turn me so much. I just think they are so pretty and curvy. text me i love talk to pregnant women. -- 979 -- 777 -- 6539 --
    gamer9857 gamer9857 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I got knocked up two days earlier and was so shocked when I woke up with a nine months pregnant belly today,. The doctor asked me if I was ready but I told him that I was one...
    ilovetobepregnant ilovetobepregnant 26-30, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    LADIES, I became pregnant with the Paragard IUD. Also, my body expelled the IUD and I had to be rushed to the ER. I am now 4 weeks pregnant. I do not recommend the use of any IUD's...
    PreggerswithIUD PreggerswithIUD 22-25 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I don't think I'd get pregnant myself, but I find pregnant women sexy. There's something about them carrying around another life that I find attractive and interesting.
    rumblingheart rumblingheart 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I'm on birth control, but lately Ive felt pretty bad. maybe every few days or so, I've felt nauseous(not puking) and tired, but nothing too extreme. yesterday, during school at...
    WeArePilots WeArePilots 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    So happy that I was able to dress up pregnant again. Bring in the new year pretending to be an expedient mother was loads of fun. As the ball dropped I rubbed my baby belly...
    Eikenmaster Eikenmaster 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 1

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    Miscarried this time last year, and haven't felt the same since, looking for someone in GA who's willing to get me pregnant again.
    jhobie jhobie 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 1

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    im 19 and two months pregnant. excited and nervous at the same time as this will be my first. im no longer with the dad but he still wants to be apart of his kids life and mine to...
    iihumpchu95 iihumpchu95 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 1

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    im two months pregnant with my first child. my child is mixed half black 25 percent irish and 25 percent Cherokee. im so excited to see how he or she will look
    iihumpchu95 iihumpchu95 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    I think a woman is so very sexy when she is pregnant and if she has cute feet thats even better.
    backpackingguy backpackingguy 46-50, M Jan 1

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