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The world's first test tube baby, who is from Bristol, has revealed the hate mail her parents received following her historic birth - including some splattered with blood.
The birth of Louise Brown in 1978 marked a scientific breakthrough after her parents Lesley and John became the first to successfully undergo IVF - in vitro fertilisation.
Mrs Brown celebrates her 37th birthday tomorrow (Saturday 25 July) and has also written her autobiography.
In it she describes how her family were sent fan mail but also some very nasty hate mail.
Mrs Brown is now a mother-of two and still living in Bristol with her husband, Wesley Mullinder. Her story, "My Life As The World's First Test Tube Baby", is out on 1 August.
The world's fist test-tube baby, Louise Brown, has called for IVF to be made more readily available and said more people should have access to it on the NHS.
The world's first test-tube baby has paid tribute to the fertility pioneers who gave her and millions of others life as she celebrates her 35th birthday.
Louise Brown's birth attracted controversy, with religious leaders expressing concern over the use of artificial intervention and some raising fears that science was creating "Frankenbabies" who could experience medical difficulties later in life.
There are now thought to be more than 5.5 million IVF babies worldwide and, as she prepared to celebrate her birthday with a private family meal, Mrs Brown said she hoped the public could now see the benefits of the breakthrough.
"When I was born they all said it shouldn't be done and that it was messing with God and nature but it worked and obviously it was meant to be," she added.
The world's first test-tube baby, who's from Bristol, is celebrating her 35th birthday.
Louise Brown has taken time out to pay tribute to the pioneers who gave her and millions of others life through IVF.