The moving story of 45-year-old Sunday who became a mother after 23 IVFs

The moving story of 45-year-old Sunday who became a mother after 23 IVFs

Kyriaki Zapounidi made efforts for about twenty-five years to become a mother. Eventually, she succeeded at forty-five, with a donor egg. Today, her child is now four years old. She wanted to spread the message that all women can become mothers. Ms. Kyriaki gave an interesting interview on “Alpha” TV and the show “Tik talk”. Among other things, she said in her statements that no mother should give up, but keep trying. In more detail:

“To move forward as long as their soul can endure. “I went as far as my soul could bear,” he said characteristically on Antonis Schroeter’s show on Alpha. “I got married in 1992 at the age of 19 and in 1996 I discovered that I had an issue. My husband and I from the first moment we got married we really wanted to have a child. When you get married you really want to leave something of your own. Motherhood for me completes you as a person. “When I heard Panagiotis’ heart for the first time, mine broke a thousand pieces,” she said excitedly, while her husband added that although they wanted many children, life had other plans.

Kyriaki entered the IVF procedure when she was 22 years old and since then she has been 23! The first 20 were up to 40 and the other three after. As he stated “every negative result was like a knife. “IVF is something that chooses you, you do not choose it”.

She finally managed to become a mother at the age of 45 with a donor egg. Speaking honestly on the show, he said: “I was never ashamed to say it. Yes, I got something from another woman for whom I will be grateful for my whole life. In the beginning I had phobias about whether it would be mine, whether it would look like me. It is not easy to get material from another woman, but when I heard Panagiotis’s heart on the ultrasound it did not cross my mind for a second that it is not mine. If I was 40 I would have another child with a borrowed egg “.

In the interview, she even talked about the financial difficulties they faced, as to make 23 IVFs she took three loans, sold her jewelry while her parents sold two plots. “I was in a lot of pain, I cried a lot, I fought with my feelings and my fears, I entered the cyclone of extracorporeal, but I never regretted it. When you want a child, your age should not stop you “. Her moving story gives courage and strength to all women who are trying to have a child.


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