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Hello everyone

I know these posts aren’t always the best for all of us to see. So please stop here if this is too painful a post to read.

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I made a lot of friends on here who have supported me no end on our 7 year journey to have our family and I loved seeing news of their special arrivals when their time finally came. I still can’t believe we are in this position to be able to say that our family has been made. After our 4th IVF cycle , this time using an egg donor, we welcomed our amazing wee boy Lewis to the world at 37 + 6 on Jan 5th. After a stint back in hospital to treat some jaundice, baby is now doing well thankfully.

I am incredibly grateful for the support I received from you all over the years. This journey is one of the hardest things I’ve endured in my life and I am hoping now it’s paved the way to the happiest as we enjoy our new baby boy. Please please keep fighting!! No matter the dark times, they make the good even more special. Our son is the most precious thing in the world to us and the love he has already received from friends and family in the first 7 days of his life is the best feeling ever.

I never in a million years thought we’d be given our rainbow baby. I am still in shock to be honest.

Stay strong you warriors. Much love, always, Lx

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Wow, congratulations ❤️ Fantastic news xx

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Aww... soo happy for you! Many congrats 💕 xx

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Amazing! Congratulations ❤️ xx

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Congratulations xz

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I’m so happy for you hun! Still often see your posts and soooooo glad you have a healthy, beautiful baby boy! The girls are 3 now and awesome. Enjoy every minute as this journey hasn’t been easy for you but you didn’t give up! You are a strong lady who who deserves your awesome bundle of joy! Xx

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Thank you lovely!! 😘😘😘 so glad you are all doing well xxx

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Love love love this post! Congratulations enjoy every precious minute it goes so fast xxxx

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Thanks sweetie!! 🥰❤️❤️

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Amazing to read a positive good news story!! Congrats! xx

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Congratulations to you! I’’m absolutely delighted to see your happy news. You were such a support to me during my own ‘joutney’ I always hoped this time would come for you! Wishing you all the best m from here on in. I hope little Lewis is a good sleeper lol x

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Thank you hon, means a lot! xx

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Awh congratulations on the arrival of your precious bundle. Enjoy your next chapter. It’s so lovely to hear positive stories, it gives me hope Xx

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Aaaaa wee mrsh absolutely delighted to read your post. Huge congratulations. Enjoy every minute xx

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Ahhh I'm super delighted that you have your precious little Lewis in your arms!!💙 He's one lucky wee boy to have such determined parents. Wishing you all the best in your family adventures together!xxx

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Thanks so very much hon. Hoping and praying one day very soon, you are writing the same post xxx

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Thanks lovely! Can only hope!!🤞😚xx

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Hi WeeMrsH. What fabulous news, you have a son! Now the adventures start! Enjoy your new family life with much to tell him when he is older. Keep safe, sending xxxxx’s and much love to all. Diane

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Aww hun, beautiful post glad little one is doing well. ❤️ xx

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Congratulations what lovely news 😀👍 xx

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Aww congratulations (!)

We are coming up to our 6th year of actively TTC and need like yours gives me hope

Enjoy your little one 🙂 xxx

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Huge congratulations , lovely to hear success story xx

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Fantastic news!! Delighted for you. Hope you are recovering well. Congratulations on the birth of your beautiful boy xx

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Wow just read your story, thank you so much for sharing. Not very different from our experience, although no happy ending for us yet. Thank you so much for sharing, this has given us so much hope that it can happen xx

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Congratulations! Wishing you lots of health and happiness 😍🤗😊

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Congratulations

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Such amazing news. So pleased for you. Enjoy your son.xxx

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Aw congratulations xx

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How amazing... a happy end to such a difficult journey. Massive massive congratulations and wishing you and your family a joyous future...... xxx

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Congratulations xxx

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Triple like!!! Such wonderful news!!! Congratulations lovely 😁😁😁 xxx

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Congratulations. So pleased for you.

Enjoy your precious little boy.

I even thought of messaging you a couple of days ago as I knew your due date was imminent. Lovely news x

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Aw thanks lovely! Hope you’re well xx

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I’m good thanks. 36 weeks today, so on count down. Looking likely to be induced in next couple of weeks. X

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Very exciting! Let us know how you go. Good luck xx

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Fantastic xxx

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Huge congratulations xxxx 💙💚💜

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Congratulations. Xxx

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Congratulations lovely! Wishing you all the happiness with your little bundle of joy!! Xxx

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Congratulations I'm so happy for you. it's been a long journey for you but now you've arrived and can enjoy your new life. xxx

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That is the best news to log on and read, so happy to see this post! So so many congratulations! xxxxx

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Beautiful words thank you. Congratulations to you and all the best for your future xxxx you give us hope xxxxx

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Lovely name!. Congratulations and enjoy motherhood 😍

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So happy for you, as you know x

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Congratulations!!! My wee girl was born on the 6th Jan and was also 37 + 6. We also had to go back into hospital for jaundice.

Enjoy the special tomes together - no-one begrudges you that xx

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Congratulations to you too Lorraine x

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Brilliant Lorraine, congratulations! I forgot our due dates were close! Something in the water with the jaundice eh. Hope you’re both doing well xxx

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Fantastic news. xxx

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Such lovely news, congratulations x

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Congratulations on the nappy news! It's always great to see someone who has struggled succeed.

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Big congrats again 💙

Whilst you have been going through your own struggles you help others too, so thank you.

Enjoy him...he’s already over a week old!

X

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So thrilled for you...blessings to you all xx

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Huge congratulations x x

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Aww... congratulations!! What a wonderful news! 💖

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Wonderful words, thank u for the encouragement, and so many congrats after your long hard struggle, enjoy your wonderful baby! :) 👶 ♥

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That's amazing news, I remember talking to you when I was going through the injections, I don't tend to come on here much anymore but still get the daily digest emails. My little girl is now 2 with IVF, the best feeling ever. Enjoy every minute of it xx

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Fabulous news I'm so thrilled for you both! I have been reading your posts for many years and you so deserve this happy ending. Big hugs to mummy, daddy and baby Lewis. Xx

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Thank you that’s so lovely of you to say 😘

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Congratulations xx

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Congratulations!

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This is so beautiful to read! So many congratulations to you all! xxx 👪💞

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Big congratulations to you! 💖💕xxx

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Congratulations xx

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Huge congratulations so happy to read this xx

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Omg you did it! Massive congratulations to you both. Thank you for updating us on your wonderful news. You must be over the moon. Baby Lewis is lucky to have you and vice versa. 👍🏻🤱🏻🎊🎉🎈💕

So happy for you. Enjoy this time it is so precious as we all know. Wishing you and your new family a long happy healthy life xxx

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Congratulations to you! thank you for sharing your wonderful news.✨

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Wonderful news, so pleased for you both and thankyou for your inspirational post xx

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Congratulations on your baby!! I love seeing these kind of posts it gives me hope that we will have a baby of our own one day x

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Awwwwwwww amazing news. Welcome to the world Lewis. Real pleased for you. Enjoy every moment they grow so quick😘😘

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Congratulations! So glad you're all well. Enjoy your little one xx

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Love this post! 💛 congratulations xx

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What an amazing post!! So glad all is good with you all. Thanks for sharing and giving us all hope. Love the name! Xx

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Congratulations 💖💖💖

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Such wonderful news - congratulations on the birth of Lewis. I'm so glad you are both doing well xx

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Thank you! Any sign of your wee one arriving JoJo? x

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I had a little girl, Isabella, on Tuesday 😊 I've attempted to write an update about 5 times since Tuesday, will get round to it soon! Xx

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What a beautiful name! Congratulations on your wee daughter 😍 xx

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Congratulations lovely. Loving all these fellow Capricorn babies. Sorry had to get that in there. Us Capricorns have our heads screwed on 😂 congratulations to you all😘😘

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😂 My partner is also a Capricorn so he would agree. it's his birthday today. Thank you. How are you and your little boy doing? Xx

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So so happy to read this! I remember you getting your positive Congratulations and all the love in the world to your little family also love the name you have chosen x

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Lovely, lovely news😊

Enjoy every moment with baby Lewis xx

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Congratulations. Brilliant news. All worth it xx

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Congratulations! Lovely news and proof that dreams can come true. Enjoy being a family of 3 and make the most of the newborn cuddles - they grow up way too fast! x

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Congratulations WeeMrsH!! Such a long journey and so worth it. I wish you all the best for this completely new journey where every hour brings something new and exciting (and sometimes scary and exhausting ;)).

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Such lovely news,many congratulations. Enjoy being mummy xx

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Congratulations and thank you for sharing your story xx

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Congratulations 😊😊😊 enjoy family life ❤❤❤ x x x

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Huge congratulations to you, this really does give hope to all of us on here still trying for that miracle so thank you for sharing and enjoy every moment with your precious little boy ❤️❤️

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Congratulations x

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Congratulations hun, this is fantastic news. Wishing you all the best xx

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Congratulations. It's lovely to hear such great news. Enjoy every second xx

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Amazing t oread this ! Congratulations xx

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Oh wow, that came around so quickly. Congratulations and thank you so much for sharing xx

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Hope you’re doing well! 😃

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I think so. Daring to hope that this might be real now I am at the 15 week milestone and showing. So happy to see people reach the finish line in one piece. It's such a long hard battle but this forum is a real lifeline xx

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Oh wow! 15 weeks that’s amazing. 😍 you will be all good hon. Not long till 20 week scan and that’s fantastic, what a difference you will see in baby xx

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I can't wait and almost too scared to dare hope. But there is nothing to be done but hope and stay positive. Overall I feel like I am in a dream world, although I feel my body is having me in practice for when junior arrives as I haven't had a full nights sleep since before transfer ha ha.

Xx

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Those feelings are all natural, I was the same - and you are right it uses less energy to stay positive than to feel negative. The sleepless nights are very real 😂 with hindsight I appreciated the practice my body gave me! 😃

Very best of luck to you and you will be a fab mummy xx

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Awww thank you so much. I am sure you are just amazing at being a mummy. Enjoy xx

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Got so much love for this post. Huge congratulations to you both, I bet baby Lewis is perfect. Hope your both doing well xx

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Thank you lovely 🥰 We are great. Hope all is good with Esmae 😃

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First lot of injections for her today. I broke my heart and so did she but other than them nasty needles we are fantastic thank you. Can't believe we are both finally parents. They really are the most precious gifts. x

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Oh bless! I am dreading ours but Lewis so far doesn’t even register when blood is being taken 😃 hoping that bodes well for his jags 🤞🏼x

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Esmae was like that..she had to have blood taken for jaundice at 5 days old and she didn't budge she just slept so I thought she wouldn't be to bad today but she is more aware of things now and she held her breath and cried her little eyes out. Awful but will be worth it. Her father can take her to next lot tho haha fingers crossed he will be ok. It's not pleasant but for the best.

How heavy was Lewis? X

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Oh the wee lamb!! I expect the same at this side then, thanks for the heads up 😂

Lewis was 7lb 1oz, he was a couple weeks early but was the 95% percentile so predicted to be big, which I guess he was considering still 2 weeks to go. He is quite long though. We needed forceps as my blood pressure went sky high during labour. And a very long labour with the induction. Not a pleasant experience overall I have to say but one id repeat tomorrow to have my little one xx

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Sound similar to my experience so I feel for you but like you said totally worth it. Induction for me aswell 2 weeks early due to her size and she is also very long. 60cm. Make sure you rest to recover well and welcome to motherhood 😘 xx

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Congratulations that’s lovely news, delighted you have your happy ending 💙💙xxx

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Congratulations on your precious boy. I'm so happy for you, enjoy motherhood 💙

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Fabulous news so happy for you

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Aww weemrsh not sure how I missed this update! I’m so delighted for you to have your little miracle ❤️ you were one of the first I spoke to here. You’ve had such a tough journey but I’m so glad you got your happy ending 💙 Enjoy every moment with your precious baby ❤️ xoxo

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Thank you Jess 😘 hope you’re keeping well - won’t be long till you’re writing something similar! xx

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Only reading about your wonderful news now. I am so happy to hear about the arrival of your wee boy. Congratulations! Wishing you and your family every future happiness xx

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😘😘

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Hi L, sounds like you have been on a really tough journey and so glad it's worked for you. I have had endometriosis for 10 years and we started trying for a baby two years ago. My tubes are clear but I think it maybe the endo stopping something. They are recommending we start IVF in few months but I m quite low in myself at the moment. Did they say if your miscarriages had been caused by the endo? We have asked if having the endo inside of me can decrease the chances of it working and can't get a clear answer from the consultants. Jules

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So sorry endo has robbed you for so long. Mine was in a few places but the critical thing for me was that it was on my ovaries- I am convinced now that this affected my egg production and quality, but no one has ever said as much to me! Have you had any laparoscopies/ endo removed? xx

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Congratulations x so happy for you x

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Just noticed I didn’t send you a huge congratulations I hope you’re all settled in with your beautiful bundle of joy! X

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Thank you 😘

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