A woman who was said to be “too old” to have a baby at 40 went ahead and did it anyway, giving birth again at 41 “in a good way”, just two weeks before her 42nd birthday. she.
Image: @ lauraj521 / TikTok)
A woman has spoken out about how, after being deemed “too old” to have children at the age of 40, she just “just does it”, for all who doubted her to see.
Makeup artist and self-proclaimed “old mom” Laura Francz is delighted to be a mother for the first time in her 40s, with a baby, despite apparently pushing back against some of the criticism.
Not long after, at the age of 41, Laura welcomed another Baby “for good,” just two weeks before celebrating her 42nd birthday, is one of a growing number of women giving birth after the age of 40.
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Taken to TikTok, Laura shared a video of herself dancing around triumphantly to the sound of Billy Joel My life told her followers: “When people think you’re too old to get pregnant at 40 and you go ahead and do it. And then again at 41 for a good measure.”
In the video caption, Laura, who uses the username lauraj521, wrote the following encouraging message to others: “Whether it’s choice or circumstance, you will!”
Many followers were cheered by Laura’s video – which has now reached 11.6k views and is continuing to grow – with one woman thanking her for “sharing and giving people hope”.
Others have shared their own stories of motherhood after 40, with one proud mother writing: “I had my daughter at 40 and now she’s on her way to becoming a dentist. Proud Mama at 64 years old!”.
Another joked: “The fun starts when you hit menopause around the same time as puberty. Too many hormones for the family.”
In one previous videoLaura shared about having children later when growing up: “One thing that I find really, very exciting is that I’m not alone. I know it’s common, but so many times in front of your eyes. circle, you feel that you are the only person in the world before your eyes”.
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https://www.mirror.co.uk/lifestyle/family/i-two-babies-40-41-26425405 'I had two kids aged 40 and 41 - people said I was too old, but I showed them'