Pregnant With My Late Husband's Twins
by Kelly Bowen
I'm 24 years old and a mother to a nearly 2 year old son who is my life.
I married the love of my life a year and half ago but saddly he died 2 days later after fighting cancer for 2 years. Due to his cancer he got the oppitunity to freeze his sperm due to the fact the chemo would kill them off. So, that's what he did shortly after we decided to go ahead and have IVF for a baby and it worked 1st time and I got pregnant with twins. But, at 12 weeks I lost one of the twins. My son survived.
After about 5 months of being a 1st time mum we decided we would like to have another baby so we decided to try the IVF again. Sadly, at that time my husband had the news we all dreaded that his cancer was termanl.
With in a week we arranged our wedding and got married. But our wedding night he went down hill and ended up in hospital the following morning and passed away the day after that.
After about 2 months I decied to continue with the IVF using my husband's sperm to have a full blood brother or sister for my son but it didn't work. I tried again and that failed too so I decided I would have one more go and that would be it because it's so emotional doing the treatment. Luckily it worked this time and when I went for my 7 week scan there were twins in there.
I was over the moon on my 20 week scan when I found out I was having a boy and a girl! I was even more landed that's what I wanted. My son will have a bro and sis!
I'm 25 weeks now and really looking forward to having my babies. Just wish my husband was here to share this with me. xx