BBC - Baby born to woman who suffered 20 miscarriages
A woman who suffered 20 miscarriages over 10 years, has had a baby boy after being given a drug normally used to treat malaria and rheumatoid arthritis.
Kelly Moseley, from Birmingham, endured 11 miscarriages each at about eight weeks before she contacted a miscarriage expert she had seen on television.
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The couple were the first in the world to benefit from the treatment, which costs 25p per tablet.
Kelly's dreams of becoming a mum were realised thanks to miscarriage consultant Hassan Shehata, who discovered she had a high level of NK, or natural killer cells, in her immune system.
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- Kelly Moseley, 37, turned to consultant for help after watching him on TV
- She had been trying for a baby for more than a decade with her husband
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