• AUTHOR: // CATEGORY: 1st Trimester, Thoughts


    It’s funny how four little words can suddenly turn you’re life upside down…

    “You’re f*#king kidding me?”

    Okay, that was probably my four words…

    “We’re having a baby!”

    – that’s hers.

    Now, that may not be big news for some people, but considering we’ve been doing IVF for three years; 9 viable embryos (none of which worked out), 2 miscarriages and a witch doctor’s mojo later and still “no dice”…not only had we resigned ourselves to the fact it was never gonna happen, but, we’d already made future plans with “just the two of us…la-de-la-de-da-de-da, the two of us”.

    Now all that’s out the window at the grand “middle” age…of 40!

    And it is nothing short of an absolute MIRACLE!

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4 Responses to Four Little Words

  • Mandy wrote on November 18, 2012 at 5:49 // Reply

    Absolutely love this story. Somethings are just mean’t to be.

    • JPBechtold wrote on November 21, 2012 at 1:22 // Reply

      And when you consider just how much the odds were against him coming into the world, it’s still unbelievable to us that he’s here. I think you nailed it…just meant to be 🙂

  • Robo wrote on April 1, 2013 at 6:59 // Reply

    Yep. Some things just happen that way.

    • 40YrOldDad wrote on April 1, 2013 at 8:01 // Reply

      Indeed, we’ve now heard many stories of couples trying IVF forever and finally giving up, only to then fall pregnant naturally. Astonishingly, we went through over 90 eggs during the whole process. I kind of see it like a gumball machine and our little bloke was the gumball right at the top. We just had to get through all those 90 gumballs first before could get into the shoot.

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