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It looked like liquid gold, but the contents of this particular pipette were more precious.
It had been a long day coming, years in fact, and a lot of money.
Finally, their dreams were going to be fulfilled, their prayers answered.
A single drop and eight eyes waited expectantly.
She was the first to smile, a solitary tear rolling down her cheek.
She looked up into eyes equally moist and wondrous.
‘Congratulations!’ The doctor said. ‘You are indeed pregnant.’
IVF hadn’t worked for them but surrogacy had.