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Deaf mum-to-be will hear unborn baby's heartbeat for first time

For any expectant mother, hearing her baby's heartbeat for the first time is a quite extraordinary moment.

So think how Kimberley Ward feels. Kimberley is 17 weeks pregnant. She's also deaf.

But now she's become the first pregnant woman in the country to have a cochlear implant fitted - and she was awake while doctors carried out the operation.

In just a few weeks time, it's hoped she'll be able to hear the heartbeat of her unborn baby for the very first time. Jon Hill has been speaking to her.