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too old ?

Hi I'm 38 and expecting my 2nd child,I'm worried I'm a bit old any one else feel like this x
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I'm 35 and it's my first. I worry constantly about how old he will be when I am in my 50s or 60s. My pregnancy was not planned so I'm just trying to accept it is what it is.
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I'm 41 and this is my 4th! U R not too old!!!! Our bodies are made for this. Age is just a number if ur body can't handle a baby it will let u know. There r ppl n here who r 47+ n given birth to heathy babies. Don't let a number discourage u n make u feel dw enjoy the life growing inside u!!! Doc will say u high risk but it's n gods hands eat healthy take ur vitamins n start the count dwn til ur bundle arrives lol!!! Good luck!
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I'm 37 due May 29th and have a 19 year old son. You are never too old! If you are fine with getting pregnant, than who cares what other people thing. Congrads!
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Am 39 and will be close to 40 when I deliver.
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I'm 38 and I have an 18 year old. You are not too old. My pregnancy was also unplanned, and me and the dad split up. So I just say take it as a blessing. Try to remain healthy and focus on all the positive things motherhood will bring you. I'm looking forward to holding my little prince for the first time.
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I'm 39.  #3 On the way.  I will be 40 two months after baby comes. Listen to your doctor. You will be fine.
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I'm 37 and will be 38 when I have my third one, and very happy, enjoy your pregnancy!!
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Having my very first at 43 be happy and blessed all will go well
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I'm 36 and I thought I was too old too especially since I have an 11 year old.  It was rough the first trimester but the more I shared my concerns with other women the more I realized I wasn't alone.   A lot of women are waiting nowadays.  I'm excited and working on the nursery. Can't wait to welcome my baby girl in September :-)
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44 here and just got my BFP last week.
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Nikki148, I agree with you whole heartedly. I'm 38 and #4 and they keep trying to slap high risk in my face.  I'm like if you don't hush. If I wasn't equipped to handle this God wouldn't have done it. TRUST GOD and enjoy your pregnancy!  
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You aren't alone in your feelings.  I'm 41 and am due in 35 days with a little girl who will be my 4th child.  I certainly don't remember pregnancy being so taxing on my body but then again my last pregnancy was 17 yrs ago and I had my other 3 children by the age of 25, but I have built in babysitters ;) This too shall pass and in the meantime I'm just along for this crazy ride that has such a beautiful blessing waiting for us at the end!
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