After a decade of trying to become a mother – eleven rounds of unsuccessful IVF, multiple miscarriages and a pregnancy which proved almost fatal – Jessica Hepburn knew it was time to do something different.
So she decided to swim the twenty-one miles across the English Channel – no easy feat, especially for someone with an aversion to exercise who couldn't swim very well. A...more
“I may never be able to say that I was the 4 million and 91st woman to give birth to an IVF baby, but I will always be able to say that I was the 491st woman to swim the English Channel.”
In 2014, Jessica Hepburn made waves in the assisted fertility world with her biting, compulsive account of her hurdles and heartbreaks, trying to conceive through IVF (eleven cycles, no less).
Now, with 21 Miles, she’s making waves again. Literally
Hepburn decided that if she couldn’t bec ...more
So this book is also about determination and hope: determination by this amazing woman to achieve her dreams (to have a child and then, when unsuccess ...more