Liz and Alf Beard suffered years of heartache and pain as they struggled to realise their baby dream. But through it all, the couple never gave up hope
Gazing lovingly at her five-month-old son Archie, Liz Beard looks like any new mother proudly showing off her first child.
But Liz's journey to motherhood took five courses of expensive IVF over an agonising eight years and her happy smile hides the pain of two miscarriages and the tragic loss of stillborn twins.
"I'd have done anything to have Archie," says Liz, 37.
"He's proof you have to keep hoping and believing."
Liz and husband Alf's baby quest began in 2000, six months before they married in their home city of Birmingham.
Full story: http://www.mirror.co.uk/life-style/real-life/2008/12/16/two-miscarriages-and-stillborn-twins-but-liz-could-not-give-up-on-being-a-mum-115875-20975030/
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