After years of trying for a baby and tragically losing twins through IVF, Fiona Myles accepted the fact she would probably never become a mother.
The now 56-year-old felt she had exhausted all options and was keen to avoid adoption. An adoptee herself, Fiona struggled through the process and did not want to put another child through similar difficulties.
That was until she heard a baby within her biological family was being placed for adoption. A relative’s daughter, named Georgie, suffered a brain haemorrhage just a few hours after she was born.
The incident led to developmental issues and her parents could not care for her. For Fiona, becoming a mum in her 50s suddenly “felt right”. READ MORE: Man, 79, who spent five nights sleeping rough in Piccadilly Gardens told he's 'not eligible for housing' Following an intense application process, Georgie was placed into Fiona’s care along with her husband Brian.Read more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk