42 and Pregnant

Even smart, older women with careers and children can find themselves in pregnancy predicaments

by redmondk87@yahoo.com Redmond • More.com Member { View Profile }
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So here I am. Seven weeks pregnant. What the heck am I going to do? Frankly, I believe it happened for a reason. I mean, how likely is it for a 42-year-old woman to get pregnant from one single time of unprotected sex. So many women my age are struggling through fertility treatments trying to have a baby. I see this as a miracle and a special gift from God. It will certainly be a challenge. I worry about things that can go wrong with the pregnancy and the baby due to my "advanced age." I will pray every day that the baby and I stay healthy and strong. I hope that my gentleman friend sticks around, but I'm ready to handle this on my own if I need to. Stay tuned. Please wish me luck.

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