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Kelly Preston Pregnant at 47

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#1 hernette

Posted 20 May 2010 - 10:18 AM

Have people heard about this?


It's wonderful for them given the tragic death of their son.  Wonder whether they had any help.

#2 Maple Leaf

Posted 20 May 2010 - 10:21 AM

Oh I'm sure the scientologists had a hand in it! Help indeed!

#3 Octopus

Posted 20 May 2010 - 10:25 AM

I had two friends in school with mothers who had them in their mid 40's. It does happen naturally sometimes.

More power to them. I hope they're very happy.

Edited by le_petit_poisson, 20 May 2010 - 10:25 AM.

#4 Redonk

Posted 20 May 2010 - 11:55 AM

Of course they had help! As if they could get pregnant without it. My bet is that the egg/s were donated.

I wish them all the luck & happiness in the world.

#5 anon60

Posted 20 May 2010 - 11:57 AM

Both my grandmother & my MIL fell pg naturally at 47.

#6 kadoodle

Posted 20 May 2010 - 11:59 AM

Not necessarily.  My Nanna was 47 when she had my Auntie, who is 22 years younger than my Dad.

#7 anon60

Posted 20 May 2010 - 12:01 PM

QUOTE (kadoodle @ 20/05/2010, 11:59 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Not necessarily.  My Nanna was 47 when she had my Auntie, who is 22 years younger than my Dad.

My mum was 25 years older than her baby sister.

#8 Silverbaby

Posted 20 May 2010 - 12:04 PM

My sister's sister in law was pregnant at 48.  She thought she had a tumour at first....luckily it turned into a beautiful baby girl!

It does happen naturally, but she could have had donated eggs.

#9 bigsue19

Posted 20 May 2010 - 12:09 PM

Does it really matter if they had help or not???

#10 anon60

Posted 20 May 2010 - 12:09 PM

QUOTE (Silverbaby @ 20/05/2010, 12:04 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
My sister's sister in law was pregnant at 48.  She thought she had a tumour at first....luckily it turned into a beautiful baby girl!

It does happen naturally, but she could have had donated eggs.

My Nana was too embarrassed to go to her GP, she was half way when she finally took herself off to outpatients at the hospital. Initially, she thought it was menopause, then she thought it was a growth. THe "growth" is now a grandmother herself. original.gif

Edited by anon60, 20 May 2010 - 12:09 PM.

#11 Surprise#4

Posted 20 May 2010 - 12:56 PM

Wow. That is great news.  I wish them lots of love and happiness for the future.

Edited by ~*Rach*~, 20 May 2010 - 12:57 PM.

#12 Guest_mummytomany_*

Posted 20 May 2010 - 06:14 PM

I think it's great news.

I have 2 friends who have had babies at age 47 and 48, both conceived naturally, and baby no. 3 and 4 for them.

#13 Puggle

Posted 20 May 2010 - 06:21 PM

"It's impossible to keep a secret... especially one as wonderful as this.

"We want to be the first to share this great news that we are expecting a new addition to our family. Love, John, Kelly and Ella."

While I don't think it impossible for her to be pregnant at 47, I do wonder if she actually is. I've heard of other celebrity announcements of 'expecting a new addition' or similar wording where it turns out they are going to adopt etc.

I think it is great news, they seem like a lovely family who have been through some very tough times and I hope the new baby brings them much joy.

Edited by Puggle, 20 May 2010 - 06:22 PM.

#14 Guest_cathode_*

Posted 20 May 2010 - 06:22 PM

Who cares if they had help or not! A baby is a baby!

Good on them.

#15 Arcadia

Posted 20 May 2010 - 06:24 PM

I'm very happy for them. Help or not, they are having a much-wanted baby original.gif That's all that matters.

#16 SisterMaryElephant

Posted 20 May 2010 - 06:27 PM

My theory is that it's frozen sperm from Ron L Hubbard.

But I'm happy for them.

#17 pinkchutney

Posted 20 May 2010 - 06:59 PM

Yes it's great that they are having another baby at 47/56 years - particularly in view of the trauma they have suffered - and yes it's great, whether they had assistance or not.  However - those of us 'older' women, who are hoping for a miracle, ARE interested in whether they had assistance. Just because 'REAL' stories of natural births in later 40's helps us to remain optimistic. (Not because we are trying to pry into their lives, or think they don't deserve it).

#18 *lalah*

Posted 20 May 2010 - 07:05 PM

Woah 47... thats older than my mum haha.
Good luck to them. Guess John Travolta might be straight after all?

#19 mamma2miracles

Posted 20 May 2010 - 07:33 PM

Congrats to them I say.

#20 noone special

Posted 20 May 2010 - 07:35 PM

I am sure they had been trying for a baby before Jett died.

#21 Wolf_cubs

Posted 20 May 2010 - 07:37 PM

Yikes. I would not be happy to be having a baby at 47! But still, it sounds like they're thrilled original.gif.

Edited by jedimaster, 20 May 2010 - 07:38 PM.

#22 Guest_keylimepie~_*

Posted 20 May 2010 - 07:48 PM

Of course it can happen naturally at 47.  biggrin.gif

#23 Guest_The 7 Dwarfs_*

Posted 20 May 2010 - 08:08 PM

One of my great's had my great grandfather when she was 46. Considering this was many many years ago, I'd say that was completely natural.

#24 dreamingofcats

Posted 20 May 2010 - 08:22 PM

I think its lovely, they seem like nice people.

Plus didnt Gena Davis have twins at like 50? All relative in hollywood land biggrin.gif

#25 slinky

Posted 20 May 2010 - 08:27 PM

I think it's great news.

I think they have distanced themselves from Scientology since Jett died.

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