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I Am Pregnant At 43 Surprise

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    i would LOVE LOVE to have a lady Pregnant by june. if you LIFE ON THE EAST COAST LET START asap. i have everything we need to have a baby and to have a happy home. so if you...
    lookingforafamily lookingforafamily 41-45, M 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    My fiance and I have been trying to get pregnant for about 6 months now. are we doing something wrong or what???
    CopenhagenAngel427 CopenhagenAngel427 18-21, F 6 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Anyone? Ill be pregnant. Im a girl BTW.
    TheDiamondMinecart TheDiamondMinecart 26-30, M 1 hr ago

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    Can anyone who has been pregnant or is trying to be pregnant help me out? Okay so me and my fiancé has been having sex every other day but we have been trying for about 6 months...
    kaileyy48 kaileyy48 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 14

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    I just turned 15 in March. Over a month and a half ago I found out I was pregnant with my boyfriends baby who is 18. He wants a kid but I don't know what to do. My mom is really...
    counteygirl1995 counteygirl1995 13-15, F 6 Responses Apr 4

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    okay so here's the deal, I am turning 15 in September and if I was already 15 this might be different. but I'm not. so here's my predicament. I think I'm pregnant. I know my mom...
    woahhstasia woahhstasia 13-15, F Mar 25

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    When I was 12 I would throw up a lot like a lot lot my mom thought I was pregnant because she saw me throw up I was screwed for life of it came out positive but who cares , if I...
    care13 care13 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    I decided I want to get pregnant when I was around the age of 19. I looked for a guy who would be willing to help me with this and indeed I've found one, however his condition was...
    NekuKun NekuKun 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    I am 27 weeks pregnant. I have ALWAYS wanted a baby and now that I am pregnant, I'm really scared I won't make a good mother. I have very bad social anxiety and very low self...
    Wvgirl20 Wvgirl20 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    I've always enjoyed seeing pregnant woman my own wife was pregnant twice which was lovely and I'm glad to say both my daughters are married each have two children each and one more...
    TBingley TBingley 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    My fiance and I have been trying to get pregnant for 2 1/2 years. We have just recently been given the news his sister is 3 months pregnant. We have been trying to conceive longer...
    FrogPrincess4 FrogPrincess4 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I love pregnant women I really want to feel a pregnant woman
    baseballd7 baseballd7 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    The other day I had such a great time, I had plans to go and hang out at my friends place. Lead just supposed to go and watch TV and whatever, up until this point i had no...
    Lovethembig Lovethembig 22-25, M 4 Responses Apr 6

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    I love pretending to be pregnant I dream to wish I was really pregnant
    fotobug86 fotobug86 22-25 3 Responses Apr 13

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    I just found that I'm pregnant (apparently there's a slim chance of getting pregnant even on birth control), I'm not stable to have a baby and I have so much to do still.
    nevercouldmeansomuch nevercouldmeansomuch 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 13

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    So I'm trying to get pregnant, my partner travels a lot so, hes not home that much. BUT last time i was ovulating we had a lot of sex, and even before and after too. NOW I feel a...
    Aviila Aviila 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 15

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    okay guys I'm petrified. I'm on the pill and have been since I was 15. but I'm worried I could be pregnant. I should have had my 7 day break last week but skipped it as I went on...
    AHelpfulLover AHelpfulLover 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Just found out right now I'm pregnant...and I don't want to have it...I've never considered abortion in my life but now that I'm pregnant is all I have in my head. What do I do...
    Sadkitty1291 Sadkitty1291 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Sorry if this is weird, but I sometimes think about what it would be like to be pregnant. I think it would be interesting in men could carry children instead of just women...
    RoryB01 RoryB01 18-21, M 6 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I'm increasingly surprised at the number of people, posting comments and questions, where they take an entire idea or thought and want to(seemingly)use as few words as possible, to...
    bcvegas4u2 bcvegas4u2 66-70, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    If any women in the sacramento area want to get pregnant, please let me know. Thank you.
    ElkGroveGuy ElkGroveGuy 31-35, M Mar 25

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    any ladies in the toronto area want to get pregnant? id love to help
    zoli3302 zoli3302 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    There's just something about pregnant women that are so beautiful! It would be nice to chit chat with some sometime!
    Tonydatiger44 Tonydatiger44 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 26

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    mmmmm... the triplets are filling me up , one week overdue and I don't think my sweeties will be coming anytime soon , fine with me ! today was chore day in our house , waddling...
    batgirl9691 batgirl9691 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 26

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    I'm looking for someone half my age, who wants to start a family. The best way to do this is to get you pregnant, as soon as possible. From there, everything should fall into...
    BlueSkiesNoVa BlueSkiesNoVa 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    I am 27 weeks pregnant and single. I'm also in nursing school. I have no idea what's on my ex's mind. It's like one day we are meant to be and then the next "we have been...
    Kaiserengel Kaiserengel 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 27

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    Is it easier to get pregnant after miscarriage or is it harder ?
    GodChild77 GodChild77 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 28