By CHRIS BROOKE
Bundles of Joy: Libby and Harry were born after their mother, Stacy, had three miscarriages
After three miscarriages and failed IVF treatments, Stacy and James Bodle feared they might never have a family of their own.
But they say an experimental fertility treatment using egg yolks and soya oil cured the condition causing the miscarriages and they are now celebrating the arrival of twins Libby and Harry.
‘I’ve hardly slept for the 13 weeks since they were born but I’m not complaining,’ said Mrs Bodle, 30. ‘They have been the happiest weeks of our lives.
Stacy and James Bodle endured years of heartbreak as they tried to start a family but an undetected medical condition caused Stacy to repeatedly miscarry after falling pregnant with Harry, left, and Libby
‘We were trying for three years for a family and we started to think this day would never come. There were so many awful times and to sit here and see our lovely twins staring back at us is wonderful.’
The treatment involved a combination of natural fats made up from egg yolks and soya oil. Doctors believe this intralipid liquid, a calorie-rich potion normally used in tube-feeding sick patients, could help more women achieve their dream of motherhood.
Revolutionary: Fertility doctors at a clinic in Chicago pioneered the egg yolk and soya beans treatment which led to the pregnancy