In episode 5 of season 7, Cersei tells Jaime that she's pregnant. Some have pointed out that this does not seem to fit Maggy the Frog's prophecy, but there is another issue.

In the same season, Cersei says to Jaime, "You think I listened to father for 40 years and learned nothing." This puts her age at roughly forty years old. (The active listening probably did not start from birth, but she may be rounding up the number.)

George R. R. Martin drew a lot of inspiration from the European Middle Ages, so my question is whether there are any medieval examples of women of Cersei's age (or older) who gave birth to a child.

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    Also, If you are interested in Historical Examples from Middle Ages, go to History SE. If you are skeptical about Biological possibility, take it up on Bio SE maybe. But its off topic here either way – Aegon Oct 5 '17 at 11:21
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    which is precisely why your question is off topic here. We can't make speculations and there is no canon answer. It varies from woman to woman biologically. – Aegon Oct 5 '17 at 11:22
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    And I am telling you that the kind of facts you are asking for are off topic here. Go to history SE – Aegon Oct 5 '17 at 11:24
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    @ChristopheStrobbe "In-Universe Explanations -- Even Based On Real Science -- Are On-Topic" you can ask for explanations in-universe about pregnancy >40 in Westeros, but the way you ask, looking for historic examples, seems off-topic to me too. Maybe you could change your question. – Ram Oct 5 '17 at 12:05
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    If you are asking about the show's inspiration it would be D&D's not GRRM's, also it seems you are asking for a list of examples which would also be off-topic. If you want specific evidence you should rephrase your question. – Skooba Oct 5 '17 at 14:06

Eleanor of Aquitaine was 44 when she gave birth to John (later king John of England) in 1166.

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