My mother gave birth to two kids after forty in 1951 and 1953 respectively. What you say here underscores the monumental ignorance and arrogance of doctors of both sexes who have the balls to dictate to any one woman the nature of her prospects whether they are to have kids or circumnavigate the globe alone at eighty. You will forgive my language but, just who the fuck does your doc think she is to dash your dreams and call this a “geriatric” pregnancy when that term is more appropriate for someone in her eighties? Takes the breath away.

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