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Amazing! Family Welcome Triplets After 14 Years of Waiting 

Married for 14 years, Nancy Masara and her husband have been looking up to God for children, believing that one day, they would also carry their children.
Mansa, who was filled with joy while speaking to People’s Daily, looks at the playful triplets – Patience Mokaya, Esther Kemunto and Samuel Elias– running around the house.
To Masara and her husband, this is nothing short of a miracle.
“I sometimes look at the children and wonder whether they are really mine,” says Masara.
She recalls her struggle with childlessness, how she sought medical help from different hospitals and how at some point she avoided visiting their rural home in Riakuro, Nyamira county as a result of the open stigma and pressure that had begun to mount from relatives after clocking her fifth year in marriage without a child.

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“I got married at 22 years and getting a child was never part of my concern. That is until I turned 30. I started visiting hospitals including herbal facilities to look for answers,” she says.
She recounted that at a height, she advised her husband to marry another wife to avoid the shame of not having a child, but her husband rejected idea.
“Deep in my heart, I had started giving up and I expected my husband to be cheating on me because all tests had shown that he was okay.
“I had already allowed him although I would cry silently. I was surprised when he told me he was not ready to let me go. He repeatedly assured me he would be by my side forever. He even suggested that we adopt a child if God had not planned a biological child for us,” Masara says.
“The number of hospitals I visited in this country in search of a child are more than I can remember,” she says.
She saw a glimpse of hope when she visited a gynaecologist and fertility expert who told her that she still has a 50% chance of giving birth. The doctor who then placed her on medication and regular check-ups.
“I remember it was mid-morning when the doctor broke the most exciting news I have ever had in my life—that I had conceived… I was torn between crying and jumping in joy,” explained the mother of three a midst sobs and tears of joy.
The announcement would mark a new beginning full of hope, a complete departure from the trauma she has known in all her marriage life. But it came with financial strains.
“We would spend up to Sh20,000 per month just for antenatal clinic,” she says adding that her husband who works at a local clearing and forwarding agency was forced to borrow a Sh500,000 loan to enable them settle some of the growing hospital bills.

 

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