An Indian woman proved us that age is just a number after she became a mother for the first time at the age of 60. Claudette Cook gave birth to twin boys last week and she said that her life has changed from the moment the babies were born. The children, who were named Isaac and Isaiah, weighed 5 pounds at birth.
Her story started 10 years ago, when she met her husband, Ross, in the church. Doctors told Claudette that she will never be able to have children because she is already too old. However, she did not give up. She went to other doctors and one day she discovered that not only she was pregnant, but there will be two babies.
The Indian woman said that age is just a number and she knew she is able to do this. She was healthy and motivated to have her own children, no matter how hard it would have been. The Indian woman wanted to thank God for the opportunity He gave her.
Claudette is not the only woman who had a baby after 50 years old. There are a lot of reasons who lead to older mothers. Some of them focused on their careers first. There were others who did not found the right partner until that age. No matter the reason, it seems that more women are choosing to have a child when they are older. Even though doctors are not advising women to become a mother after a certain age, it seems that fertility treatments are working.
Women getting pregnant after 50 years old have to be healthy and to be prepared for anything. Even if you do not have any health problems, your child is more exposed to genetic issues that those born by younger mothers. It is more likely for older mothers to have bleeding before pregnancy. You should have more tests and go to the doctor every month to make sure your baby is safe.
If you want to prevent any issue, you should try to have a healthy diet, exercise as much as you can have a normal weight. These things will help you have an easier pregnancy and there are more chances for your baby to be healthy. Having a child is a reason for joy, no matter the age.
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