Louise Warneford, 48, had her first child after 18 miscarriages and £80,000 spent on IVF treatments.

The British woman endured countless rounds of IVF for over 16 years before a specialist discovered the reason for her miscarriages.

At 47, Warneford discovered she had killer cells which caused her several miscarriages but still gave it a last attempt.

She conceived using a donated embryo, after which their baby, William, was born through C-section at 37 weeks.

“Mark and I had been trying for a baby since I was 32. We’d suffered 18 miscarriages and spent £80,000 but looking at William now, it was all worth it,” she told Daily Mail.

“I’m not the spring chicken that I used to be and it does take me a while to chase him around the floor but it’s worth it.

“We went to a fertility specialist to find out about the quickest way of conceiving, and they suggested a sperm insemination.

“So we found a donor who had the same attributes as Mark and I and we went along with the process. I fell pregnant a number of times with the insemination, but every single time I ended up losing the baby around the 14-week scan mark as they couldn’t find the heartbeat.

“Each time I got my hopes up and thought that “this was it” and I was going to have the perfect family I’d always wanted – I couldn’t stop crying every time I miscarried.

“We decided to try IVF but despite falling pregnant a number of times, we always lost the baby. It was a complete mystery why my body kept rejecting my baby at just a few weeks old but it was heart-breaking every single time.”



Copyright 2020 TheCable. All rights reserved. This material, and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or in part without prior express written permission from TheCable.

Follow us on twitter @Thecablestyle