It transpired that Beata has polycystic ovarian syndrome, which can make getting pregnant a challenge. What’s more, she was overweight, and so doctors advised her to try and get her weight down. Even after losing 70 pounds, however, nothing changed.
The couple eventually turned to IVF treatment as a last chance. The doctors warned them not to have sex while going through the process, but Beata and Powell made an exception on her birthday.
Low and behold, doctors implanted the embryos and a short time later Beata was told that she was pregnant! Little did she know that she was in for a huge surprise when she went for her sonogram …
Beata and her partner had been praying that at least one of the embryos would survive, but all the same went to the sonogram with trepidation in their hearts.
In turned out that what the technician was about to tell them would change their lives forever. Beata was pregnant alright. Not with one baby, but three!
“We both were in shock and we looked [at] the monitor with disbelief, just wondering who put [three babies] there,” Beata said.
“Straight away I called my mum and then I started crying saying, ‘There’s three inside me.’”
There was an even greater surprise lying around the corner however. Upon closer examination, it became apparent that only one of the embryos had implanted, meaning the twins had been conceived naturally.