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I just turned 40 an recently found out I'm pregnant,I'm so overwhelmed,an stressed, an always tired &  nauseous I feel too old for this!
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Me too.  Turned 40 in sept.  26 weeks now.  Did not really want this but happy at the same time.  #4 for me. 13yrold, 4yr old twins and now this one.  Im bitchy and tired all the time.
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I'm 41 and will be 42 when I deliver my 3rd son which was not Planned... one time w/out condom. My others are ages 17 and 10 so I fully understand your worries and concerns. I work for the Government 7:30-4:30 and come straight home and take a nap every day. Extremely tired and tired of peeing all the time. Lol  Due in Sept and I can't wait til it's over. Everyone says I'm nice except baby's father. Lol Tubes are getting tied after this since I'm still fertile Myrtle. Lol
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Hi, dear! I'm smiling you say this is too old. I will share my story so that you could see another side of the question. I'm 40 yo. I took me long time to find the right man and create a family with him. My previous relations were a disaster. We broke up and finally I found myself single, childless and a complete wreck. I had unsuccessful tries ttc for 13 months with no result. Now together with my dh we decided to have a baby through any option. We applied for help in Ukrainian fertility clinic. Tests showed nothing but a low amh. dx - unexplained infertility. I'm finally due to start injections as soon as my period starts. I also believe I have needle phobia so can't take it easy anyway. I have a huge need to say that we're struggling to have a baby at 40 yo. I always keep saying to ladies you're blessed to be prego. You are going to have kids you're meant to. This is a true miracle which happens to a woman and one should be thankful for it.
I'm happy for you and you LO. Let your tiny pea develop into a healthy beautiful baby.  Get rid of pessimistic thoughts and enjoy your pregnancy! All the best to both of you xx
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