This 56-year-old woman ended up pregnant with her son's baby

Read the touching story of a 56-year-old grandmother serving as a surrogate for her son and daughter-in-law, fulfilling their dream of expanding their family through a unique and heartwarming surrogacy journey.

Pregnant with her son's baby
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Pregnant with her son's baby

A child is a wonderful gift of life. Many wish to grow their family by welcoming these little angels into their lives. However, some unfortunate people don’t get the opportunity for reasons like infertility, past birth complications and many more. In today’s modern era, there are many ways to become parents, like IVF, surrogacy, adoption etc. this couple took the road to surrogacy however it was their surrogate that left everyone astonished.

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Troubles after a birth

A family from Utah made headlines when they disclosed that a 56-year-old woman will be giving birth to her son’s baby. 32-year-old Jeff Hauck and his wife, Cambria, 30, were blessed with twins last year (2021). However, Cambria faced serious complications during the process of delivering her babies. Due to this, she had to have a hysterectomy, which means that she will never be able to get pregnant carry and have children again, as reported by Daily Mail.

The couple was saddened by the news as they already wished to extend their family of 6 to more. Already having four children, the couple desperately wanted to have a fifth child. Nonetheless, they didn’t think that was possible until Jeff’s mom, Nancy, stepped in.

Mum decides to become the surrogate

Nancy offered herself as a surrogate to carry the child of her son and his wife. The situation might seem unusual but it didn’t deter Nancy from helping the couple. She said:

I just suddenly had a feeling a few months after that I should offer to do it…I told my son, and he teared up and was shocked — I hadn't even told my husband at that point. But he was really supportive

The family soon began preparations and approached the doctors. Nancy was prepared for the pregnancy and started receiving hormonal therapy. She got pregnant in January 2022 and gave birth in November of the same year.

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Sources used:

Daily Mail: 'It's the most beautiful thing': Grandmother, 56, reveals she is pregnant with her own son's child after offering to be his surrogate because his wife couldn't carry the baby

People: Utah Grandma, 56, Serving as Surrogate for Son Whose Wife Had a Hysterectomy: 'Most Beautiful Thing'

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