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Mother of 13: "I want IVF for Christmas"

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Thursday, December 27, 2012 | 1 comments

Mother of 13 - I want IVF for ChristmasA mother-of-13 has told her husband she wants IVF for her Christmas present this year.

Debbie Simpson, 45, is struggling to conceive for the first time in her life with Derek, but doesn't yet feel her family is complete.

'Having babies is my job,' said Mrs Simpson, who has spent an incredible ten years of her life pregnant.

'I love it and I'll keep trying until I'm 60. We didn't plan to have such a big family, it just kind of happened because there was no reason to stop.'

'It's never taken me longer than six months to fall pregnant when we stop using contraception.'

'On Christmas morning our living room is like a war zone - but it's all about the kids.

'That's why it makes me sad, because all I want is another baby to make everything perfect.'

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Originally posted on December 15, 2009.

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About Catherine: I am mom to three grown sons, two grandchildren and two rescue dogs. After years of raising my boys as a single mom, I remarried a wonderful man who had never had a child of his own. Unexpectedly, I found myself pregnant at 49!
Sadly we lost our precious baby at 8 weeks, and decided to try again. Five more losses, turned down for donor egg, foster care and adoption due to my age and losses - we have accepted there will be no more babies in our house.

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