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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    Hello everyone , as U can read 😅I'm 15 and I'm 5 months pregnant. I found out at the age of 14 that I was pregnant. I'm the youngest one in my family that is deeply religious. I...
    ASA15 ASA15 13-15, F 6 Responses Feb 9

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    when I was a child, I used to stuff balloons down either my shirt or pants to pretend to be pregnant but when I was in school I became terrified of pregnant women after I was...
    ninetales666 ninetales666 22-25, M Feb 20

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    Hurry up and show more! I'm 16 weeks today, still not showing to much, I'm fatter then what I was, my partner has been calling me a fatty and so has my mum lol, my partner says he...
    moonlighteclipse moonlighteclipse 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    For the record, just because I joined a group called I Want To Get Pregnant, is not an invite for guys to message me. I am not here for sex, relationship, or for some guy to get me...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 25

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    Hmm, kinda strange. But I have always dreamed of becoming pregnant even when I was a little girl. When I use to sleep I would have dreams about getting pregnant by this guy I like...
    Cyliste Cyliste 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I've been dressing pregnant ever since I was in my single digit years. However, it has only been in the past couple of years I have really enjoyed cross dressing while pregnant...
    anegative10 anegative10 18-21, M Feb 21

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    I've always had a thing for heavily pregnant women every since my teens. My wife has been pregnant three times and it was amazing. We've just started trying for a fourth. I'm...
    DiaperDaddy32 DiaperDaddy32 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 23

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    Alright many have asked and here it is, yes I am pregnant the first rest was a negative we waited a few days and took another one and that was a positive went to the doctors...
    Ana8939 Ana8939 22-25, F 11 Responses 5 days ago

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    I accidentally got pregnant when I was age 17 and a senior in high school. I was dating a black classmate. I missed a few birth control pills during that month and I ended up...
    burnettenudistwife burnettenudistwife 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 6

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    22 weeks pregnant, with ex husbands baby. He refuses to accept its his baby. We have 2 older kids together. He doesn't live with me anymore never helps with the kids, i have no job...
    alygirl35 alygirl35 31-35, F 6 Responses Feb 7

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    I not 15 and pregnant but am 23 and pregnant if u need someone talk to u can text me at 6149610827 any time
    maggietyler maggietyler 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    I have an app on my iPhone that helps me to control my menstrual cycle. It tells me my fertile days, my risk of pregnancy on certain day, when I should have my next period etc. So...
    Sup3rW0m3n Sup3rW0m3n 16-17, F 8 Responses Feb 9

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    I was in hospital on Thursday for what I thought was a completely different reason. It was just something they checked for among other tests. I'm 7 weeks pregnant, which means...
    Lilycoco Lilycoco 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 10

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    Yes, I am overjoyed when someone is pregnant in my family. I have 5 boys and 3 girls. All 3 girls and two daughters in law are not pregnant. All of their babies will all be...
    femaleofficeworker femaleofficeworker 51-55, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    People have been messaging me asking if I wanted to get pregnant, and I've been so confused why they kept thinking I did. Until this nice person finally sent me this link and...
    CrazyHappySad CrazyHappySad 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    I want to be kept pregnant. I want to be pregnant as many times as he wants me to be. I want to stay at home and take care of the house and kids.
    live2014xxxx live2014xxxx 22-25, F 6 Responses Feb 15

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    I went out today with my friend and I pretend that I was 9 months pregnant with twins and when we went into shops, all the staff didn't notice that I was faking my pregnancy.I went...
    ilovetobepregnant ilovetobepregnant 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    I just found out that I'm pregnant. 5 weeks pregnant to be exact and there's a chance that it's not my husbands. I'm scared, ashamed, excited, happy. my husband says that he's...
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F 6 Responses Feb 18

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    I have an insatiable desire to want to date a pregnant woman and make her make feel and wanted and loved. I just think pregnant women are just so cute and gorgeous.
    gamer9857 gamer9857 18-21, M Feb 19

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    I hope to get a fursuit just like this huge pregnant cat http://s3.amazonaws.com/ep_albums/88329604/449514/kua52-88329604-i.jpeg that way I wouldn't get so scared of pregnant women...
    ninetales666 ninetales666 22-25, M Feb 20

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    so im 5 months pregnant n gained more, im now 267 ,  not much to say really apart from look at the pic lol . my baby is a boy and naming him Rylee . as for the father not in...
    WanaGetThicker WanaGetThicker 22-25, F Feb 23

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    Yes, I am 3 months pregnant. I am starting to show more and more each and every time I look at myself nude in a mirror. I am growing bigger and bigger on top and in the middle...
    femaleinhomesaunaandpool femaleinhomesaunaandpool 36-40, F 2 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    You love surprises, right..? Well, I've got a secret surprise for you...tonight, right after dinner....
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 7 Responses Feb 16

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    If there are any women in the Sacramento area who would like to get pregnant, please let me know and I will help. :)
    ElkGroveGuy ElkGroveGuy 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 5

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    I'm still looking for someone to get me pregnant. I really want a baby.
    myshell91 myshell91 22-25, F 6 Responses Feb 5

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    I think every woman young or old has these thoughts that they need to have a child just because our bodies were made to hold grow and feed a child girls of any age have a natural...
    unexpectedlover unexpectedlover 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 5

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