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Kate Lawler has opened up on her difficult journey to becoming a mother to baby Noa.
The 40 year old, who recently admitted she's cried almost everyday since her daughter's birth, said she panicked and feared she wouldn't be able to have children of her own after being told she had a "really low" egg count for her age.
The Big Brother winner also confessed she doesn't want to have more children, despite her fiancé Martin longing to expand their brood.
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Speaking to The Sun Online, the star explained: "As soon as I found out my egg count was really low for my age it did make me fear I wouldn't be able to have kids. It does flip a switch in your head and I did start to panic a little.
“You realise you can't really sit on the fence any longer."
Kate, who recently rushed her baby girl Noa to A&E for the third time, added: “It does make you realise time is against you so we decided to start trying and face any difficulties as we went on.”
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The TV personality was warned that her "geriatric" pregnancy would come with health risks, which included preeclampsia, and would mean she would need extra scans and checks to ensure the baby was healthy.
Luckily, she got pregnant quite quickly as she continued: “In the end we were so, so lucky.
"We pretty much got pregnant right away it kind of came as a surprise,” she said. "It could have easily been the case that we were never able to have kids so I know how special it is.
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"Because I was forty I was told that pregnancy came with extra risks of preeclampsia and I would have to have extra scans.
“The only thing they discovered was my placenta was really low at one point but it corrected itself."
Kate went on to explain how fortunate she feels as she said: “All things considering it couldn't really have gone any better.”
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Despite this, the star explained that she can't imagine herself having another baby. “I can't see myself having another child. One is enough,” she said.
Kate continued: “Martin would definitely like another but I can't see it happening. Having said that I did say at one point that I would never have any kids at all so you never know.
“The problem is I'm an identical twin and identical twins are more likely to have twins themselves so we could easily end up with three and that's definitely not happening.”
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