Australia’s First Set Of Frozen Triplets Turn 18

There was a story on the news this morning that was really nice for a few reasons.  On Sunday 2 sisters and a brother will celebrate their 18 th birthday.  They were the first set of triplets to come from frozen embryos to be born in Australia.  I can only imagine that 18 years ago IVF would have been a bit hit and miss, let alone frozen embryos working.

The bit that made me smile was when one of the sisters talked about the first baby their Mum got pregnant with.  He to was IVF.  Born before the triplets, and he lived for only 3 days.

I’m sure some of you are wondering what part of that made me smile????  Well when she talked about him, she called him her ‘older brother’.  Not ‘Mum & Dad’s first baby’.  Not ‘the first time Mum & dad got pg with IVF’.  She didn’t say ‘ Mum & Dad lost a baby before they had us’.  She called him their older brother.

It was so nice to hear a sibling talk of a brother they had never met that way.  Their parents have obviously talked a lot about their son.  Their first baby.  The triplets older brother, and I think considering he was a baby that died over 18 years ago, at a time where mothers were not suppose to talk about their ‘dead babies’.  A time when the family were suppose to move on and forget, its kinda amazing to hear people talk of a brother they never knew.

And it put a smile on my face.  🙂

Sorry Its Been A While

Gosh I have been bad! I cant believe how long it has been since I last posted.

Well another cycle over and done with. Lets hope the new year is the one for us. We have 2 wonderful blast embies on ice. We have a wedding to go to in Feb so wont even be thinking about IVF till later in the year.

There have been a few bubs born on some of the blogs I read. Im so happy for you all. Such a wonderful gift to get before Christmas. Oh and think of those Santa photos you will be able to have taken! Very cute.

Not much has been going on at my end. S is VERY busy at work as they have just had a full re fit. The place has been a huge mess for the last few days but once its all finished it will look great.

All my Christmas shopping is wrapped and under the tree. I cant wait for Christmas day. For anyone who doesn’t know me well, my tree has been up since the first weekend in Oct. We put it up then every year. I finished off the shopping the other day with Frankie’s (our dog) Christmas bag. Did you know you could get dog Bon Bons?? Very cute. I have ordered her a ‘dog bubble blower’ in bacon flavor.

What do you all get up to over Christmas??