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Inside Brittany Hockley’s IVF Journey

The I'm a Celeb star has shared a candid update
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Before Brittany Hockley headed into the jungle on I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here! the Bachelor star shared with fans an update on her journey with motherhood.  

Speaking on the Something To Talk About podcast, the 36-year-old revealed she had undergone another round of the egg-freezing process after previous attempts had been unsuccessful. 

“For six months there, I felt like I wasn’t going to be able to have a child … I did wait six months until I mentally felt like I could go through it [an egg-freezing cycle] again,” she explained.

“I did it [IVF] again and my doctor said, ‘let’s just go and put you in hypo-ovarian syndrome, just on the cusp.’ She’s like, ‘I’m going to pump you full of so many hormones.’ And it was the worst three weeks of my life. It was so horrific.”

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Brittany went on to explain it was her fourth time undergoing the process, and her partner, Benjamin Siegrist, flew to Australia “for three days for the creation of the embryos” and to support her.

Her most recent attempt  resulted in “three genetically tested and, okay, embryos that are now in the freezer,” but the reality star confessed she was remaining realistic about future results. 

“… Three doesn’t mean anything, either,” she said. “Three could be one child. Three could be none. Three could be two. But it’s better than not having any.”

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During her time in the jungle, Brittany further opened up about her struggles with fertility, sharing with viewers details of her journey to start a family. 

“Different people’s fertility deteriorates at different rates,” she revealed, before adding, “[and] mines not great.”

“And then when Ben and I met and we decided we wanted to be together we thought, ‘We know we have a better chance of having kids if we froze embryos’…It’s a weight off my shoulders in a sense but its something I think about all the time.”

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