Malaria pill helps woman give birth after 20 miscarriages

A malaria pill which costs 25p has helped a woman from Birmingham give birth after she had 20 miscarriages. Kelly Moseley was able to have the 'miracle' baby despite her body previously fighting against her pregnancies.

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Mother describes 'vicious circle' of 20 miscarriages

Speaking on Daybreak this morning, Kelly Moseley described the 20 miscarriages she had before she was able to have her son Tyler, like a 'vicious circle'.

The mother from Chelmsley Wood in Birmingham, was unable to get pregnant because her immune system kept attacking her babies during pregnancy.

She turned to Dr Hassan Shehata after she saw him on the television when he had helped another woman with a similar problem.

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Dr describes 'Eureka moment' at malaria pill discovery

A doctor who has helped a woman from Birmingham give birth after she had 20 miscarriages has described his 'eureka' moment when he found a 25p malaria tablet could be the answer.

Kelly Moseley, from Chelmsley Wood, got in touch with Dr Hassan Shehata after she saw him on the television.

He chose to try the malaria medication to calm down her immune system, which was fighting against her pregnancies.

The drug, which has been around for more than 70 years, had previously been used to treat things like lupus and rheumatoid arthritis.

Malaria pill helps woman have 'miracle' baby after 20 miscarriages

Tyler was born at 28 weeks after his mother Kelly Mosley had had 20 miscarriages Credit: ITV Daybreak

A 25p malaria tablet has helped a woman from Birmingham have a baby after she had 20 miscarriages.

Kelly Moseley, from Chelmsley Wood, kept losing her babies as her body was fighting against her pregnancies.

Kelly has a problem with her immune system, with high natural killer cells.

Kelly and Tyler's father Alan speaking to Lorraine & Aled on the Daybreak sofa this morning Credit: ITV Daybreak

She got in touch with Dr Hassan Shehata after seeing him speak on TV about how he had helped a woman who had miscarried 18 times.

He was able to use the malaria drug to help relax Kelly's immune system, which enabled the body to accept the pregnancy for long enough and Tyler was born at 28 weeks.

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