Pregnancy Over 40 AND Pregnancy At 48!Here is a story about a woman who found herself pregnant at the age of 48.
She has some younger children also, but she writes about different stages of her pregnancy. This pregnancy appears to be a surprise. Read more:
"I'm still in denial that I'm having a baby, although the evidence is now overwhelming. Baby-shaped limbs can clearly be seen pushing against my abdominal wall. I ask other women I know if they couldn't grasp they were having a baby until it popped out. I think for me it has always been like this, but if so, why didn't I realise I was weird before?
SEE ALSO: PREGNANT AT 49 (getpregnantover40.com)
Other mothers of my generation seem, like me, to only really have engaged with their babies after birth. Younger mothers are more likely (in my limited sample) to not only know the sex of their baby but to name it and then talk about it, as if it's real. "Ollie hasn't arrived yet," they will say, as though their baby has a tendency to be late.