She Asked A Surrogate To Carry Her Baby, But Ended Up Getting A Lot More

She Asked A Surrogate To Carry Her Baby, But Ended Up Getting A Lot More

The Other Woman

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For most parents, welcoming a baby into the world is a true blessing. However, some people struggle to conceive. As such, the services of a surrogate are called on. For one woman, being a surrogate seemed like a great idea at the time. Her husband and herself were running a little low on cash. And the surrogacy was offering a handsome compensation. However, this surrogacy quickly got messy. And for reasons, no one could’ve fathomed in their wildest dreams.

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A Normal Family

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Jessica Allen was your average American woman. She was happily married with two beautiful children. But a darkness loomed over the couple. They had recently moved into a new home. However, the house ended up costing a bit more than the pair could afford. As such, Jessica made a drastic decision. One day, she saw an advert for people seeking a surrogate. When Jessica saw the compensation, she did not hesitate to call the couple. But this is where the drama began.

A Difficult Decision

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Being a surrogate mother can take a lot out of a woman emotionally. When Jessica made the call to become a surrogate, her family weren’t sure of the choice. husband was unsure of whether she would be able to sever the emotional ties. However, Jessica reasoned that she was in a sound enough head space to deal with that when it happened. But he had no idea just how emotionally attached they’d both become to the baby.

Hubby Not Happy

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Wardell was not pleased with the developments, to say the least. Even though she swore to not get attached, he knew his wife. She loved their two children fiercely. And he worried about the bond she would for with another child. Furthermore, he was not too pleased about the fact that they could not consummate until she was officially a pregnant surrogate. But when Jessica did fall pregnant, the first ultrasound visit left the whole family gobsmacked.

And Then There Were Two

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Jessica went for a routine check as per usual. But that day, there were surprises waiting for her. As the doctor performed the ultrasound, he noticed something odd. He picked up on two little heartbeats, furiously fluttering away. When he told Jessica, her jaw nearly hit the floor. She walked out dazed. As she phoned the couple to let them know, she beamed with excitement.

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Bonding Time Is Granted

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The couple Jessica was carrying for agreed to an hour’s worth of bonding time post birth. This would allow Jessica to properly say goodbye to the little lives she had carried for nine months. Jessica was incredibly grateful for the opportunity. She had grown fond of the babies. She also couldn’t believe how quickly nine months had flown by. It was a bittersweet ending to a surreal chapter of her life. But when she gave birth, everything changed.

Spot The Difference

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When Jessica gave birth to the twins, she noticed something peculiar. Something about one of the boys just did not seem to match up. Jessica quickly brushed the thought aside and continued to enjoy her bonding hour. She marveled at the two beings she had carried for so long. But every time she looked upon them, something just didn’t seem right. When the hour was up, Jessica hesitantly handed back the babies. But in her spirit, she knew something was just not right.

A Bitter Sweet Farewell

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Against her better judgment, Jessica said farewell to the twins. This was difficult at first. But after a few days, things started to look up for her once more. She reveled in the fact that she was able to help a couple become a family. She had done something remarkable, and that made her feel good. One evening, Jessica was preparing for bed. Suddenly, her phone flashed alerting her of an awaiting message. and when she read it, her jaw dropped.

Couple Are Concerned

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It turns out, Jessica wasn’t the only one perplexed by the twins. A few days after birth, the new mom sent her a message. The message stated that the couple didn’t feel as though one of the babies was theirs. Jessica knew this in her heart already and was relieved she was not alone. You see, the couple Jessica had surrogated for were Chinese. And one of the alleged identical twins had no Chinese resemblance whatsoever.

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DNA Tests Are Called For

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Jessica and the new mother continued to chat briefly over the phone. The women were discussing what to do now going forward. However, in the backs of their minds, both knew there was only one solution. As the call ended, a DNA test had been called for. This left Jessica is a whirl of confusion. Her brain worked at a million miles per hour, playing out all the possible scenarios. But when the tests came back, they revealed a medical miracle.

And The Results Are In!

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The DNA results left everyone in utter awe. Turns out, one of the twins was actually the biological child of Jessica and her husband. People could not believe what they were told. The twins were a medical anomaly. Once the surrogate couple’s embryo had been impregnated, Jessica continued to ovulate during pregnancy. As such, her and her husband were able to conceive whilst she was carrying. But this is where a ton of problems began to surface.

Baby With A Price Tag

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At first, Jessica and her husband were overwhelmed with the news. They were already in a financial bind. But luckily, the surrogacy money would tide them over. Then, the excitement kicked in. but this was short lived. When they began discussions with the surrogate couple, they mentioned that Jessica would have to buy their child back from them. Either, reimburse them the $22,000 they had compensated her or go through the legal adoption of their child. And then things got ugly.

Accusations Fly

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The couple began to point fingers. They accused Jessica of not following protocol when conceiving. But she swore she had waited until she was declared pregnant before her and her husband consummated. But the couple grew more and more agitated. They made remarks about how she wouldn’t see her son again if she didn’t pay up. This sent Jessica into a spin. But then, the truth about their approach came out.

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Crooked Counsel

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The surrogate couple revealed that they were being influenced by their lawyer to heckle Jessica for payment. Their lawyer had been spinning stories about Jessica to them. He told the couple Jessica had been threatening to sue them for custody of her son. Turns out, Jessica had never even considered a suit against them. All she wanted was her miracle son, Malachi. But there is a happy ending to this story.

The Happy Family

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After much deliberation and one unhappy counsel on the surrogate couple side, Jessica got her boy back! Now her, husband Wardell and their two older children could welcome him into their homes. The awesome foursome was now five, and they had never been happier. The little guy doesn’t even know what a mark he’s made within the news world yet. But all that matters is that he is finally where he belongs.

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