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#1 of 15 Old 01-05-2007, 01:20 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I'm 40, 12th pregnancy of which 3 have been losses.

Just curious if there are some other older moms out there.
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Well, I'm considered advanced maternal age... 35 now, will be 36 at time of birth.... does that count?

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I'm 30, but I'll be 31 when my baby is born.
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I'm 37. I don't feel old but I know that pregnancy-wise I might as well have a foot in the grave! UGH!
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I'm 36 in Feb, does that count as older? I guess it does I just don't feel that way (except of course in the mornings after my daughter has been up for a couple of hours in the night - then I feel 10001)
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I'm 39 and posted on your post on the general pregnancy board. Looks like we're the old biddies on this club

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i'm 35, will be 36 by the birth
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I'm 34, but will be 35 in another 15 days. But I don't feel old!

One of the things I love about my midwife is that she doesn't seem to think my age is a big deal. The OB I saw during my miscarriage could not stop harping on my age : Very annoying since I'm still 21 in my head
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Guess I am 'older' too--I am 36, though I don't feel any older than when I had my first at 19! I am hoping my age won't be a 'big deal' to my midwife, and I bet it won't.
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I am 34, will be 35 when this baby is born. I don't feel old, but my OB did catagorize me as "advanced maternal age".
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I'm 38, will be 39 when DC#2 is born. Right behind ya!!!!
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i am 36, but like most of you still feel a lot younger than i am!!! this will be my first child
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I am 35 also. Glad to see there are quite a few of us ;-) I guess times have changed in our favor!


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I'll be 37 in a couple of weeks.
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Hi, I'm 39. My baby's due around my 40th birthday. What a present, eh? I loe my midwife too! She hasn't said a word about my age. The sOB when my son was born harped on it all the time. I don't feel this old. Probably because my DH is 11 years younger than me. People always act shocked when they find out how old I am. I guess they all thought we were the same age.
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