Viral Needle Photo Represents Journey of Motherhood

Baby photo becomes a symbol of hope and perseverance for infertility struggles.

Like most new parents, when couple Patricia and Kimberly O'Neill had their first baby, they went to a professional photographer to have keepsake photos taken. 

This particular newborn photoshoot, however, was very special. 

This portrait of baby London, which quickly went viral, tells the story of hope between a couple who went through 4 years, 7 attempts and 3 miscarriages to have a baby. 

The photo shows 1,616 IVF needles surrounding baby London in the shape of a heart. 

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The photo has become a symbol of hope for other parents who are struggling with fertility issues. 

To read more about how this story has given others the strength to persevere, click here.

Liz Coffman

Liz Coffman

Liz Coffman has worked in the advertising industry for over 7 years and is passionate about connecting people to the world around them through her writing. Based in the Pacific Northwest, Liz is also a professional musician, avid rock climber, hiker and adventure seeker.

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