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I Had a Baby During COVID (While Also Old)

So very, very old…

Yes, I had a baby during our once-in-a-century pandemic. And that’s a huge statement, because I had spent the previous 35 years not having a baby.

This means I was already higher risk because I was “advanced maternal age”. Yes, that lovely term was actually printed on every single piece of prenatal medical paperwork I received. Okay…



These are the things that keep me up at night. Some of these stories are funny, some are dark, some are serious. All are honest, and many are true.

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Stephanie Stocker

Freelance writer. Reader. New mom. INTJ. Lover of puns & odd people. I write absurdist comedy and about life, quirky history and sometimes Harry Potter.