Haven't been here in a while...
Here is my story. I am 38 years old. DH is 46. We tried conceiving about two years ago but with no luck. We went to a fertility clinic and DH checked out ok but I was told I had very few eggs and the ones I did have were low quality. To conceive on our own with no treatment, we were told our chances were 2%. With the most aggressive treatment (IVF), our chances were about 10-15%. We decided not to do any treatments. I have no children. DH has a 26 year old son from a previous marriage. I was very sad but accepted that which I could not change. I felt defective....I felt broken. But God must have another purpose for me.
Fast forward to today. I am about a week late on my period...not too unusual to be a few days late but a whole week is a bit odd. I take a pregnancy test. It's positive.
I'm a bit shocked....ok, a lot shocked and scared to death! I have not done anything I should have been doing....no prenatal vitamins, I've been drinking coffee daily, I had sangria last night, been changng my cat's litter, eating tuna!! I really never imagined this would happen! With my age, I'm worried about birth defects. And the very strong likelihood that I'll miscarry.
I just can't believe this is happening!