Matthew Wright and wife are having IVF

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 18 November 2013
Matthew Wright

Matthew Wright

Matthew Wright and his wife are undergoing IVF treatment after an ectopic pregnancy four years ago left them unable to have children naturally

Matthew Wright and his wife are undergoing IVF treatment.

The 'I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!' contestant and his second spouse Amelia Gatte - whom he married in 2010 - are trying to conceive a baby with the help of IVF after an ectopic pregnancy four years ago left her unable to fall pregnant naturally.

Matthew said: "It's funny because I actually didn't want children.

"But then Amelia almost died and everything changed.

"People think of IVF as a miracle that solves everything but the reality is, it doesn't. It's very hard to go through it."

The couple sought the advice of a Harley Street professional to help them start a family, but all three of their IVF pregnancies so far have ended in a miscarriage.

However, doctors are convinced that with a change of medicine, the next try will be successful.

Speaking to the Daily Star newspaper, Matthew said: "This isn't the last go but obviously if it doesn't work then we will have to start thinking about where we go from there.

"We had a friend who was still trying aged 46. She tried one more time and had healthy twins!

"A story like that just shows anything's possible."

Amelia added: "We said we'd try three times and then stop but then here we are, trying a fourth time.

"Hopefully the next will be successful and we can celebrate two things in 2014 -- Matthew maybe being King of the Jungle, and a baby!"


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