- A 55-year-old woman recently gave birth to her granddaughter in the UK
- The woman identified as Emma Miles, carried and birthed the child for her daughter who did not have a womb
- Miles, offered to be a surrogate for her daughter 31-year-old Tracey Smith, who was worried she would never have a child of her own
When it comes to the sacrifices mothers make for their children, the list of seemingly impossible things done is endless. Currently trending on social media is the story of a woman who gave birth to her own grandchild.
Identified as Emily Miles, the 55-year-old woman stepped in as a surrogate for her 31-year-old daughter, Tracey Smith, who was born without a womb. Tracey who was worried that she would never have a child of her own became hopeful when her mother made the decision to carry her child.
Reports reveal that Miles lost six stone in order to reach a healthy weight to get pregnant and give birth safely.The IVF process involved taking an egg from Tracey and fertilizing it with seed in a laboratory - so it could be placed into Emma's womb to grow and develop.
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Against the odds, it was successful at the first attempt.On January 16, 2019, the baby who was named Evie Siân Emma Smith, was born at 7lb 7oz by Cesarean section after a routine pregnancy.
Tracey, now living in Coventry, said: "Adam and I were allowed to both stay by mum's side as Evie came into the world. It was such an incredible emotional moment. I was so nervous that everything would go well for mum and for the safe arrival of our baby."
Now Adam and Tracey are going through the legal process of formally adopting Evie.
Miles had this to say: "To find out that Tracey couldn't have children was gutting to me. She rarely felt able to open up but when I had the chance just after her diagnosis I remember sitting on her bed and saying: "I'm here if you need me. Despite my age, I wasn't worried about giving birth at all. All of my focus has been about doing this special thing for my daughter. I don't feel anymore attachment to Evie than any other proud grandmother."
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According to reports, they were arrested and convicted for the murder and attempted murder of two ladies in 1976. After several failed motions for "postconviction relief, they finally got heard and their conviction, cleared.
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