BBC’s New Tricks star ‘Amanda Redman and her dream of having a baby now that she is in her fifties has ended because of menopause. She speaks out about her agony following nine miscarriages and two ectopic pregnancies many woman give up but not her.
She has so much determination to add to her family that she would not let anything stop her until natured interfered. She has revealed that she has no choice than to give up on her dream. Redman, who turned fifty five this month, said:
‘I would have had a baby at 52, 53, 54 if I could have. Most definitely.
‘But the fact that it is now not possible has helped me accept it. I tried until the very end.’
The star, whose husband Damian Schnabel and is fifteen years her junior, has a twenty five year-old daughter called Emily from her previous marriage to actor Robert Glenister, but admitted she hoped for another addition to the family until recently.
‘It was only this year when my menopause started that I had to accept my window of opportunity had passed, but I feel more settled now that I’ve accepted it. There’s nothing more I can do.
Redman is on the cover of this month’s Woman magazine,
‘It’s too late now. Any chance has gone. Damian said a few years ago “I don’t want you to keep trying”, but I did. I just never gave up hope.’ Redman is too celebrate her second wedding.Stay up-to-date with us! Follow us on TWITTER, subscribe to our RSS FEED or E-MAIL us! We love hearing from you…..