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We overcome by the blood of the lamb and by the power and word of our testimony (Rev 12:11)

You can be strengthened from hearing personal testimonies. When you hear of other ordinary couples like yourself experiencing miracles, this can encourage you and bring hope. And what I find exciting is that God does NOT have favourites. Anyone can experience what He has already FREELY provided through the "Finished Work" of the Cross!

My prayer is that you will be encouraged and come to the truth that nothing is impossible with God!

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Conception after m/c and infertility

I conceived in Mar 2011 and it was not an easy journey. I was anxious to conceive and was frustrated when why peers around me were popping babies like popcorn! Seemed so easy! (Actually, it IS easy, just that I did not understand the truth then) I tried every method; TCM, ovulation pills, hubby doing SA(sperm analysis). The irregular menses were not helpful too. Month after month, disappointment came.

When I discovered I fell pregnant, I was excited of course. But the 2nd check up was a blow to me. There was no heartbeat and no growth. I was supposed to be 7th week. I went for 2 other check ups and results were the same. It was really devastating. Though I am a believer, my knowledge of God then was so limited! I read God's Plan For Pregnancy by Nerida Walker at that time and the only thing I believed was the "none shall miscarry nor be barren" part and was convinced God was not the taker.

Sadly, I had no support from my church. When I shared the verse in Exodus 23:25-26, everyone even said that was not for us, only for that people that time. That said, I was still not shaken. But it was suppressing and depressing for others to tell you to take away the baby and accept it to be God's will, that baby was not going to grow well, so He took it away so I would not have to suffer. WHAT A LOAD OF CRAP!!! If I had stood firm, things would be different. Point was, I could find no support. Even my pastor, the night before the D&C, he called and asked how I was. I firmly told him it was not God who took it away and I could sense his skepticism. After the op, I stayed home and had a really good rest, still knowing God is in control but could not help to think why it happened to me, etc.

Fast forwarding, through Nerida's God's Plan for Pregnancy Conference in New Creation Church, Singapore Oct 2011, I met 2 really close and Godly sisters and they really helped in alot in this journey. I was and am fed continually with Grace sermon after sermon and books too. Books By Nerida Walker, Joseph Prince and Andrew Wommack. My knowledge of God really grew and I know that our God is a really loving and gracious Father! Hallelujah! I begin to lay hands on my body and command it to be in line with the word of God. (There are actually much more to share wrt teachings but I will leave it to next time. This thread is really long =p)

Of course, the results were not immediate. There were disappointments again mth aft mth, but I learn to praise God that I am one cycle closer! I learn too that to seek God first and His righteousness and ALL these things will be added unto me! I conceived in late April 2012 and after the Gynae checkup, I backdated the dates and discovered the conception took place around the 14th day of the normal cycle. My cycles were 36-42 days long, so how could that be? God is the God of the impossible! My previous conception also fell around the 14th day. PTL!

Honestly, I was paranoid due to my previous m/c and for the 1st 2 check ups, I kept asking the Gynae about the heartbeat. For the 3rd check up, I did not ask, for I know I must put my trust in Him, though I was nervous. But my dear Gynae cheekily pointed out the heartbeat and even turned on sound for me to hear the heartbeat!

I even saw how my BB leaped in my womb and I was reminded of how Elizabeth's bb leaped in her womb too!

It is really an awesome journey for me and I thank Nerida and others that rally and pray around me.

ST, Singapore

PREGNANT with NO menstrual Cycle!

God doesn't need a cycle or a period to get your pregnant! Believe me, I'm a living testimony! I am 12weeks pregnant and in 14months (August 2012). I only had 5 periods... So according to all the "logic" it was impossible for me to get pregnant. BUT I CHOSE to believe God and His Word and NOT what the gyno said. And believe me Olivia the FRUIT of this is SO SO SO worth it! Nothing nobody says MOVE me, because I've TASTED and see that God IS FAITHFUL and that He says who He says He is!

This pregnancy is such a blessing and if I didn't saw my tummy grow I would never have known I'm pregnant. God is NOT a man that He can lie! Boaz went in unto Ruth and she conceived. There doesn't stand she ovulated or what her cycle day was etc etc. Look carefully at this verse: Rth_4:13 So Boaz took Ruth, and she was his wife: and when he went in unto her, the LORD gave her conception, and she bare a son. It says THE LORD GAVE THE CONCEPTION... Keep your gaze to His, for He is truly who He say He is!!!!!


Pregnant after Uterus Removed!

My heart is so filled with joy as I come to encourage you to trust God and believe in His faithfulness. Here is a little bit of my 9 year battle with infertility/sterility. We have been trying to conceive since 2003 in 2004 I got very sick and bled VERY heavy periods so much so that I almost died. In the hospital the doctors said that they had to take my uterus.

Devastated and heartbroken I cried in my hospital room as I read my Bible in between visits from my church family. One day, while reading, I could hear a very soft voice say "you will have children". I thought it was just me. I discounted it and just accepted the defeat. Over the next few years I put it out of my mind because I thought it was impossible but the pull of my heart wouldn't let me alone. To make a long story short, many things happened over several years that brought me to December 2011 when God chose my time to carry my husband's baby!! He is Faithful to His word.

I'm so overjoyed and overwhelmed. I'm about 9 weeks pregnant and all I can say is that if you've had doubts or if you think your situation is impossible...I DARE you to trust in my God. He's able to do what doctors and Man has said is impossible. Nerida, I read your testimony and I saw where you and Shaun looked beyond what was real or in your face and decided to believe Jesus who is the TRUTH. My testimony and pregnancy story isn't like anyone else's except that I decided to believe Jesus with everything that I have within me. Because I didn't have options (IVF, Adoption) ...just Jesus. So with that I'm just here to bare witness that God heals, he redeems, and makes a way out of no way.


Bonus Baby after Male Factor and m/c

In 2003 I gave birth to my first baby (Catrione Eildh Darlene). Getting pregnant was easy. I was pregnant within two months of trying. In 2005 we decided to try again. I got pregnant again right away. Sadly I miscarried that baby at seven weeks. I was devastated and heart broken. Everyone including my doctor told me that it would fine. I could try again. There would be other babies they said. That didn't take away my broken heart. But certainly I was willing to try again.

Four months went by and I still was not pregnant. I had a feeling something wasn't right. I went to my doctor and although I was ovulating she placed me on clomid thinking maybe we just needed a boost. Still nothing. By June of 2006 I had a feeling something was terribly wrong, so we made the appointment with the reproductive specialist. The reproductive doctor listened to what we had to say and took our medical history and almost all the blood we had. She told us that she felt that a course or two of IUI just might be all that we needed. I was scheduled for the procedure where they shoot die into your uterus and through your tubes and they look at is on x-ray while they do it (sorry I forgot what this was called). She told me that I had text book perfect anatomy. There appeared to be absolutely nothing wrong with me. So they scheduled us a time and began to prepare me for IUI. In the meantime they ran a sperm count test on my husband. When they received the results of that test they called me. I am sorry they said. They told me they were cancelling my IUI appointment because my husband's sperm count was so low that they would not even be able to get enough sperm to do the procedure. I ran to a friend's house sat in her living room and cried my eyes out. After meeting with the doctor again we were told the only chance we had of conceiving was IVF and not only that they were sure that even if they placed my husband's sperm in the dish with my egg that they would still not be able to fertilize them. We would need intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) were the sperm is manually injected into the egg. I was totally shocked by everything that I was hearing. How could this be? We had gotten pregnant so easily twice? Their answer to that was they felt I was extremely fertile and that we had gotten lucky. The cost of the IVF procedure was crazy and the ethical issues were even more daunting. They ask you questions like in the event that one of us should die did we want the remaining spouse to inherit the embryos? In the event of both of our deaths what did we want them to do with our embryos? Embryos?? They would be my babies. All this was just too much for me and I began to explore the idea of adoption.
In October of 2006 a little face came across a website I was visiting from time to time. I couldn't get that face out of mind!! I found myself praying for him at night that he would find a good home. Finally one day my husband said. Why don't you just call the agency about him. I won't go into all the details of my adoption story but God opened door after door and in August 2007 I flew home with my little 14 month old son (Caeden Michael Alexander). Let me stop here to tell you a little bit about the depression I was in along the way. I cried and sobbed myself to sleep almost every night. I felt hopeless and dark and felt like there was no end to the pain I was feeling inside. I went to a church where it seemed like everyone was pregnant. I can't tell you how many times I sat in the parking lot holding on the steering wheel, and I cried out to God "I just can't go in there. . .help me do it one more time." So needless to say when I came home with my son I was hoping beyond hope that those feelings and depression would go away. I was disappointed. They did not go away. I loved my son. I was thankful for him. But I still longed to be pregnant and carry another baby. Should I go back and do IVF? I even called and got the financial paperwork again and was ready to fill it out and approach my husband when he got a job offer. The job did not work out the way we anticipated and sent us into a financial spiral for several years. Now our credit was ruined. . . I had no money and IVF was not an option. I didn't know where to turn.
On November 2, 2008 I was invited by a friend to visit the church where she and her husband were pastoring. I gladly accepted the invitation and I looked forward to lunch and the visit after church. Her husband preached a message that Sunday about who was the Lord of your life. Was it Jesus? He said you know who the lord of your life is by what you talk about. The lord of your life shapes you, hammers you, and you become like what ever is on the throne of your life. At the end of the message he gave an invitation to stand up and say JESUS is the lord of my life. I stood with everyone else. Of course JESUS was the Lord of my life right?? On the ride home I began to think about it. I mean really think about it. Was Jesus Lord of my life?? Is He what I talked about? No He wasn't. I had place infertility as the lord of my life. I had dethroned the very God who had all the answers. I started to sob in the car and told my husband. I knew something had to change.

I started to look on the internet for answers. I found Nerida Walker's yahoo on-line support group, Women in Faith!! I began to listen to what she had to say when people asked questions. Then one day someone asked Nerida about what she thought about it when people said that they would be pregnant when God was ready in His timing. Nerida's answer to her question changed everything for me. I can't write what she said or explain it the way she did. But her answer can be read on her website under God's timing. All I had to do was receive God's healing like I did with salvation. It was mine!! God wasn't withholding from me. He had already provided for me a way out of infertility!! Something snapped on the inside of me. For the first time in years I had hope. I decided a few months later to go for prayer and have the people at a healing room agree with me in prayer. In the meantime I spent my nights before falling asleep asking Jesus to let me know him better. I wanted to know who he was . I read the gospels. I wanted to know what Jesus did here on earth. I began to understand about speaking God's word and having what I say line up with the Bible. My husband and I began to speak God's word over our bodies. After going and praying with the ladies at my local healing room I was done with the tears and the sadness. I knew that God's will was for me to have all the babies I wanted. That month when my cycle started it did not both me. I looked at my husband and said its ok my day is coming. And I didn't have another cycle after that one. The next month I missed my period and my husband said you had better test and sure enough I was pregnant. On March 21, 2010 our little Caelyn Iona Grace was born. In all of this my husband was going through a time of no employment or under employment. You would have thought that I would be thinking of birth control right? Nope Let me warn you that when your bodies line up with scripture they work!! In just a year and one month I found myself pregnant again. In april of 2009 my husband and I quietly took communion every night and prayed and believe that by the end of that month we would have an answer to our financial issues. And we did. Two days after my husband had started a new job (best he has ever had) and his birthday too, I sent him a text of a picture of a positive pregnancy test!! We were pregnant with a bonus baby!! ;-)
On Jan 24 of this year (2012) at 11:30 or so at night I felt what I thought was braxton hicks. I was nine days over due. I thought the contractions were going away so I told my husband we should go to bed. So I did. At 2 am I was back up. This was labor. I hated to wake my husband up. I knew he would need to rest. So I dealt with it on my own for a couple of hours. At 4:30 am I woke him up and told him we should start preparing to go to the hospital. I arrived at the hospital at about 7 am. My contractions were consist and I was dealing with them well. The nurse checked me and I was 5-6 centimeters. She told me that bag holding the water was just bulging. Like it wanted to break but wouldn't. That was interesting to me because my water always broke on its own. Strange I thought. But overall Great news!! I was on my way. Some where around 11 am the doctor came in and guess what. . .no change in my cervix. Bag of water still bulging. He decided he would break it but he would let me get an epidural first and get comfortable and he would come back. I got the epidural and was really relaxed and comfortable. I have no idea what time he came back but my guess is that it was some where around 3 pm. Again he checked me and there was no change and the bag of water was still bulging. So he proceed to break it and the water ran our clear. But at the moment my babies heart rate dropped dangerously low. My doctor didn't take his eyes off the monitor. They tried an internal monitor to make sure what they were seeing was correct. Babies heart rate was not good. He said you have five minutes. If there is no improvement we will have to do a C-section. He told me they would be moving very quickly. In a matter of minutes I was being rushed with down the hallway to the operating room. The doctor said that he may have to put me to sleep. I started to pray. "Lord please let me be able to stay awake" As soon as I hit the operating table the baby's heart rate come up to normal and they had time to convert my epidural for surgery. Carys Isla Faith was born around 4 pm. When they pulled my little girl out they found her cord wrapped around her neck not once but three times!!! Without the amniotic fluid she was hanging and her cord was strangling her. To think I had been in labor since 11 pm the night. The water could have broken at anytime and she would have died long before I could have driven 45 minutes to the hospital. Ladies I know that God had His hand on my baby that day. He held her. I know He was preventing he sac from breaking and the amniotic fluid from leaking!! Praise the Lord!! I am two babies past impossible. I thought the other day how what the reproductive doctor said seems so unreal now. It wasn't the truth!! And my doctor completely contradicted her just a few weeks ago when he warned me that I could easily get pregnant again. What God's Word said became truth in our lives. LOL Isn't our God great!!

Sherri S, USA

Conception of TWINS after your Conference!

just like to drop a thank you note for the time when me and my wife were at our lowest and we had the opportunity to listen to you while you were invited to New Creation Church last year Oct 2011, to preach on God's Plan for Pregnancy. We lost our first born last March 7 hours after he was born due to a brain haemorrhage which arose due to the vacuum which was used to assist in his delivery.

It was the most trying period of our lives, without a doubt. At the point in time, we were both attending another church. But a few friends invited us to attend your talk at NCC on separate occasions, and we decided to do so.

When you called for those who have lost their child to go up for alter call, me and wife went up immediately because we felt it was God telling us to go up and receive the blessings. You prayed for the 2 of us.

Shortly after, we went for a Europe trip to take our minds of the trauma from the last few months.. and my wife once again conceived! When we went to the gynae for checkup, the news that he delivered was truly a miracle. We were expecting twin! One boy and one girl! The gynae who is a Christian himself, prayed for us every time we visited him. He said he's just a servant to the Lord, and he will provide the best medical care and advice he can in the way that the Lord wants to use him.

This past Sunday (May 2012) at approx 5.20am Singapore time, my wife went into labour and Shannen was born. Shiloh followed 17mins later. As they are both pre maturely born at 32 weeks, both are now in the NICU and will be there for the next few weeks.

However, both have stablised their conditions and are doing well. We trust in the Lord that He is with him throughout the twins' stay there, and He will make them stronger and healthier each and every moment. We cant wait to bring the twins home, where everything is ready and waiting for them.

Ever since we attended your talk at NCC last year, we have been attending the Sunday services there since. It has been a wonderful experience and revelation to experience God's grace in the way that we have never experience before, through the teaching of Pastor Prince. He is doing an amazing job delivering God's promises to the believers and we feel our faith strengthening day by day.

Once again, thanks for the one encounter that you had with us when you were in Singapore last Sep. You may not remember us, but rest assured God has given us the tools to deliver His goodness to the people. Continue the great job and hopefully, the twins will get to see you in person someday!

A & C, from Singapore.

Healing of Placenta Acretta

Healing of Placenta Acretta & Perfect 4th C-section Delivery By Veronica Kilrain

This is my story of a miraculously healed placenta from an accretta diagnosis and a perfectly healed scar inside my womb after four caesarean sections.
On the 18th April 2012 I went into theatre to have my fourth ceasearan section delivery. Prieviosuly I've had three sections due to two labors that failed to progress; including a slight rupture in the second from the VBAC. The thrid section was elective and the medical professionals were cautious of me having another c- section. However, we believed it would be ok.
This fourth pregnancy was going great until at the 19 week anatomy scan, the sonographer detected a placenta acretta. This is a condition where the placenta grows into the muscle lining of the womb, making it extremely difficult to detach at delivery and meaning the womb would have to be removed. You can imagine my concern when presented with this medical diagnosis of suspected acretta. I was monitored throughout the remainder of the pregnancy with scans and in the third trimester was having fortnightly scans to detemine how the placenta was going. Lakes were presenting and I was counselled about loosing my womb and a 34-35 week premature delivery.
We refused to accept this diagnois! As Christians we believed that the Word of God does not return void and that the promises of God and true and available for us to access at any given time as sons and daughters of God. We stood in prayer, believing that with God all things are possible and that the medical profession would be astonished by a miraculous outcome..
Well the Doctors allowed the pregnancy to continue until 38 weeks and I was booked into theatre for delivery at this point in the pregnancy. On the day of the operation, there was 14 people in the theatre. I signed the form for blood transfusion and agreed to the hysterectomy if needed. There was a Consulant Speciliast Dr, a Registrar Doctor, 2 Obystetricans, a Paedetriacian, as well as a Midwife, Anethatist, Theatre staff, Peter, baby and I present.
Stephen was delivered successfully, without a hitch. He came out with an almighty bellow and had a apgar score of 9! I was carefully sewen up and sent into recovery. Surrounding my bed were allot of relieved looking faces amidst lots of lively conversation about what had transpired. The Doctors were astonished at my perfect womb and perfect placenta!
The following day the Doctor who did the delivery came to my room and spoke with me. She said, " Mrs Kilrain, it doesn't make any sense, your womb is the condition of a woman who has not had a previous c- section." She went on to say, "So we will see you in two years time, for number 5? "Tears of Joy flooded my face as we celebrated our medical miracle and the life that we have been given because of God and his unfailing love. The Word of God that is sharper than any two edged sword, does not return void and has supernatural healing power on it!

Conception after PCOS

It's hard to put all that God has done for us into words, but about 5 years ago I was diagnosed with PCOS & told we would not be able to conceive on our own -- devastating news as all I had ever wanted was to be a mother. At that time God started changing things in mine and my husband's life - correcting misunderstandings of Him. After 2 years of trying to conceive and an array of health issues we found out that we had supernaturally conceived!! All the glory goes to God!! At the beginning of the pregnancy we were having complications and it looked like we might have a miscarriage -- but we knew God said something different. God was faithful and we continued with a textbook pregnancy!

At 20 weeks pregnant we were told that I had probable placenta previa, but when rechecked at 30+ weeks the placenta had moved!! Another awesome miracle!! I hit 40 weeks and no baby yet. We commanded labor to start and the next morning I began labor! Labor was "fast & furious" as I went from 4 cm, to 6, to 8, to 10 in just 5 or so hours! Right at the end baby's heart rate began dropping dangerously low. The enemy wanted to do what he does best - steal, kill and destroy, BUT GOD!! Doctors decided an immediate C-section was necessary, but as they were preparing me they found baby had stabilized and were able to let me be awake and hear her be born rather than put me under. God was SO faithful and by 5 o'clock there was a perfectly healthy mommy & baby!! Neither any worse for wear! After just 12 hours I was up walking around & a day or so later we were released to go home both with a perfect bill of health!! God has been SO faithful! And our lives have been so blessed by Him!

Gianna Hope arrived April 20th 2012, 7lb,6oz

Thanks Nerida for your teaching & obedience to God. He used you in a big way to impact our lives!! Little Gianna is a testament to your ministry and God's goodness!

Twins Healed in Utero from MAJOR Defects

In 2009 I trusted the Lord to fall pregnant. It was confirmed on Good Friday the 2nd of April that I was pregnant. Quite significant the 2nd of April, because a few weeks later we got the wonderful news that we were expecting TWINS! At this point I'd like to ad that there are NO twins on either side of our family! By 9 weeks the dr I saw at that stage was concerned because the twins were sharing one amnio sac which is dangerous with twins as Twin to twin transfusion can occur!In my layman terms, one of the baby's get too much blood and goodness and the other get too little but its bad for both!We were referred to another dr. At 13 weeks both our babies were diagnosed with Downs and or chromosome defects,their nuccal folds' measurements were much higher than it was supposed to be and even we could see the trouble. By 18 weeks I got to another dr and he detected our first miracle the one amnio sac had separated into TWO!!! He was worried about the costs involved because just for the fact that I was having twins posed to be a risk as a lot of twins are premies and I am small and short which even made the risk a bit higher. He suggested that we go see yet another specialist that specialises in high risk pregnancies. The doctor were willing to see us at state costs which is nothing! By 20 weeks they diagnosed both the boys on top of the Downs and or chromosome defects with severe hydrocephalus (water on the brain) and Dawid were diagnosed with severe heart defects! After all of these diagnosis es were confirmed by highly acclaimed specialists, scans and tests, four of the doctors suggested that we should abort them. After an exhausting and very emotional time at the hospital we got home and slept and prayed when I woke up and got to my husband,before I could say anything he got exactly the same piece of Scripture Deut 30:19 that says CHOOSE LIFE and we both knew what we were to do and so we CHOSE LIFE for our boys! After the doctors said that if they don't come down naturally they will definitely be born prematurely...
Dawid and Josua van Staden were born at 38 weeks weighing 2,49kg and 2,39kg they are PERFECTLY NORMAL and even DNA genetic tests confirmed it! Only Dawid needed two heart surgeries one at 6 days and another unforeseen surgery at 6 months. Dawid has fully recovered from both surgeries in record time and he is on no meds! Josua is Dawids best friend and twin brother and they love each other to bits! They are the most content kids I've seen and have slept through from 6weeks from 8pm to 8am,they love and eat anything and everything I give them and are the biggest joy to us!
I couldn't have asked for more I LOVE my family and love being a mom! 
I hope our testimony will bless you and build your faith!
Blessings Laraxxx

Conception - Male Factor

I had been battling academic failure, financial woes due to a miserably failed business, secondary infertility and was on the verge of giving up as depression too set in. I had tried everything I knew to make things work. Not only did my efforts fail but added diagnoosis' like testosterone deficiency syndrome, azospermia, etc to the already long prayer list.  
My aunt gifted me with 2 CD's - Gods plan for pregnancy and God is a God of increase not decrease by Nerida Walker in 2009. When I listened to Gods plan for pregnancy, I felt the message speaking to me not only in the area of believing for another child but also in the other areas of failure. It renewed hope in me. I listened to the CD over and over again till I almost knew it by heart. Then tried standing in faith - but every now and then kept falling into throes of depression- Just could not help it. Somewhere along the line I felt God asking me to sow a seed into New Life Ministries as a seed and I obeyed. August 2010, I could worship God with a heart full of gratitude-although situations were status quo. There was peace in my heart. I decided to just concentrate on Him and not circumstances. October 2010, I tested positive for pregnancy !!!!
Pregnancy went on without any complications and I gave birth to a beautiful baby in July 2011. Halleluah ! 
I sat for some exams during the pregnancy which I had not been able to clear previously and cleared it EFFORTLESSLY. Miracle indeed! Also, slowly but surely our financial situation is improving - from being in the red to seeing positive cash flow.

By Singita, Singapore

Male Factor

My husband was diagnosed with male infertility in 2008 after we had been trying to conceive for about a year and a half. With a count of less than 4 million sperm (not a large percentage of which were healthy), we were told that our best chance of conceiving was through ICSI. We chose to believe for a natural conception, though my faith wavered many times after we made that decision. I feared a future where our lifelong dreams of a family would never be fulfilled, but the verse "He is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think!" (Ephesians 3:20) kept coming into my mind. My husband stood steadfast in our decision not to go for ICSI, while I wondered at times if at the age of 34 my 'time' was running out. Some of our friends and family delicately asked if we had considered adoption and others seemed to doubt that a natural conception was something we could legitimately believe for. Others in our church family stood strong with us in faith, continuously encouraged us and prayed and fasted faithfully. I was frequently reminded to lift up God's name and give him praise. One woman in particular had a firm assurance that our prayers had already been answered. When i was told about this website by a friend i joined the 'women in faith' support group and was picked up time and time again by others' encouragement and testimonies.
Almost exactly at the 2yr mark, when my husband had just a week ago left the country on a work project, i realised my period was a couple of days late. My first thoughts were 'oh no, is MY body playing up now too?!' as my cycles had always been very regular and I was sure of when I had ovulated. When I saw that lady from church i told her that i was late and she smiled calmly and said 'it is done'. I left it another day, then another, then finally on the 5th day i decided I couldn't be in suspense any longer so i got a pregnancy test. There it was - 2 strong, blue lines. My first thought was a calm 'well, there it is!'. Finally, my first ever positive pregnancy test. I rang my husband overseas and he just sounded numb with shock and then the joy started flooding in.
The pregnancy wasn't without its scares. I had 3 small bleeds in the first trimester and hardly pregnancy symptoms at all to 'reassure' me that it was real and not a dream. However, i was reminded again and again that this was God's work and it would be completed. I proclaimed God's promises for children out loud every time i bled and fear came over me.
Now, in October 2010, our darling and perfect little 3 week old daughter, Hope, is sleeping upstairs (after keeping me up most of the night!). We each secretly wanted a girl but would never have admitted it during the pregnancy (although i know we would have fallen in love with a boy just as much), so it feels that God has granted us everything we could have wished for. I even asked Him if she could please have my husband's curly blonde eyelashes, which she has!
We named her Hope for obvious reasons and we tell everyone we can our testimony of God's goodness and faithfulness. We want her to know His faithfulness too and her name should be a constant reminder of what we have as God's children.
Enormous thanks to Nerida, all those who shared testimonies on this website, and all the ladies on the support group. I could not have walked this journey alone.

Baby comes back to life!

It is with great joy that i announce to you the birth of our long awaited miracle, Hannah who was born on May 25th 2010. God is faithful and true to His word. I will just brief you on my journey to motherhood. I joined the group in June 2007 after having had 3 miscarriages. I got pregnant again in Dec 2007 only to miscarry in January 2008. After this, my husband and I had all kind of tests done to determine the cause of the miscarriages and at the end of all the tests i was told that my FSH was a bit high and i had fibroids. My husband on the other hand was told that he had male factor issues. I proceeded to have surgery to remove the fibroids in April of 2008. I then conceived in August, 4 months after the surgery only to miscarry in December 08 at about 17 weeks. I was devastated beyond words. In the previous pregnancies i had never gone beyond 9 weeks so it was a complete shock for me and my husband. My faith was tested to the limit and for about 2 weeks following this I could not bring myself to pray but deep down in my heart I knew that I needed God more than anything and that i couldn't go on without Him. By God's Grace, i slowly picked myself up and got back into the word and prayer. Thank God for Nerida and this group because the messages I would read gave me a lot of encouragement and kept my faith strong. In August last year my husband and I moved from the U.S to Canada. I conceived the following month in September and when i went for an ultrasound at 6 and a half weeks i was told that there was no heartbeat. I refused to believe this report and kept confessing the word of God saying that i shall not miscarry or be barren in the land. Every time fear came over me, i would rebuke it and confess the word of God. I went back for another ultrasound 2 weeks later and there was a healthy heartbeat.
My doctor in the U.S had said that the moment i got pregnant i would be put on bed rest and
would need to take Heparin shots daily. My husband and I trusted God that i would not need any of this and i even travelled overseas to go to Africa and came back after 5 weeks with no problems. My pregnancy went so smoothly. I kept confessing the word daily and of course fear would grip me every now and then but i would rebuke that fear every time. I turned 38 on May 9th and gave birth two weeks later. Ladies, let's continue to hold fast to the confession of our Hope without wavering!

Conception after miscarriages & infertility

My dear friend Bron writes: It is with great Joy and sweet victory, that we proudly introduce our beautiful miracle baby - Reigan Isabelle (Nov 2009). After 5 miscarriages, numerous IVF attempts and a cervical stenosis - which is a condition where scar tissue has built up in your cervix, fusing it shut,  God has been forever faithful and amazingly GOOD. I fell pregnant without any intervention and carried Reigan full term after a fantastic pregnancy. I was strongly advised to have an elective cesarian, because of the cervical stenosis, but after standing throughout the pregnancy, on what my God has said and already done for me, I believed that I was completely healed from this condition. After an internal during labour, the midwife said I was 4 cms dilated and that she had never felt a cervix so soft and ready to go - so much, that when she moved her fingers my whole cervix just opened - what a miracle. Reigan was born very quickly after that. Praise God for what He's done, stand firm on His word and NEVER give up, despite the circumstances - He is completely faithful - We are living proof of that, and Reigan is indeed His word, manifested.

Anonymous (Singapore)

We have been trying for a child for about 1.5 years. It doesn't sound long but we were under some pressure from friends and relatives around us.Colleagues would make comments like on our age and its time for a child. When faced with such questions, we cannot find an answer. Yes, we have been trying lots of ways, we prayed about it but I believe that it is not within our control. My uncle is a member of:-

New Creation church and he invited me to your talk last year (November 5th and 6th 2008). I was a little bit reluctant as I stayed rather far away from town, it would be rather late by the time I get home and I have to get up very early for work the next day.  However, i decided to attend in the end as I want to know what you talk is about and I was looking forward to some practical advice. At the same time, we had been scheduled to do a body check and my husband, a sperm count the same month.

I enjoyed your talk a lot and I thanked God that you came to Singapore. When you prayed for healing for us, I could feel a warm and fuzzy feeling filling my body and I started crying. I did wonder a second if I was going to conceive soon.

From young, my timing of my menses was always in a haywire state. It was suppose to come during the first week (during your talk) but it did not. So, I did a pregnancy test one week after.  It was negative. I was rather disappointed as I thought that the warm and fuzzy feeling should mean something. I decided to check again the week before my husband was scheduled for a sperm check and by the grace of of God, the test was positive. I was pregnant. It was a miracle for us and God is truly faithful. Praise the Lord!

I gave birth on 5/8/09. I prayed that my wound would not hurt and true enough, there was not much pain for me to go through. Praise Lord! My son is now 7 weeks old. When I look at him, I am constantly reminded of God's love and faithfulness for us. I hope that my testimony can help those who are trying and trust that the Lord will work things out for them.
My uncle is a member of

Rachel & Brett NSW - Male and Female Factor

Pregnancy Testimony - Rachel & Brett About 6 years ago, while Brett & I were dating Brett told me that he had a very small chance of being able to father children naturally. To me being a mother was always a given. It was what I dreamed of from the time I was a little girl. Soon after we married, in 2004, we started trying for children. Spiritually, we were praying & believing God, confessing scriptures & building up our faith. In the natural, we had numerous tests and sought advice from fertility specialists, went through IVF cycles & over a period of 3 years things got progressively worse.

In September 2008, after 3 1⁄2 years of trying for a baby, the doctor diagnosed me with a condition inside my uterus, Adenomyosis (which had not previously been picked up) which meant that I had a very small chance of being able to conceive a baby, about 1-2%, and the only treatment for this condition was quite radical surgery for someone my age, who had not had any children. So now, in the natural, between us there was a very small chance of ever being able to conceive. This was a really low point for me. My faith & patience had been tested to what I felt was my “breaking point” At this time I knew that I had a make a choice – was I going to believe the doctor’s report & be fearful, discouraged & anxious OR was I going to be BELIEVE the Word of God & BELIEVE that Jesus had paid the price for ALL my sickness & disease? I chose to, once again, FIX MY EYES ON JESUS & believe God – I continued thanking Him for my children, praising Him & confessing that I AM A JOYFUL MOTHER OF CHILDREN.

During a time of prayer one night the I read this scripture Psalm 102:12-13 “But you O Lord sit enthroned forever; your renown endures through all generations. You will arise and have compassion on Zion (Rachel), for IT IS TIME to show favor to her, the APPOINTED TIME HAS COME” The next day I was due to have a pregnancy test & I held fast to this promise, the appointed time had come. That next day, the 12th December 2008, Brett & I received the news that we had been waiting almost 4 years to hear – we were pregnant!!!

My pregnancy was a great time of joy & blessing (something that I had confessed over myself during the
waiting period) However, in the first trimester, I experienced bleeding on 3 separate occasions. Brett & I prayed & believed together that our baby was growing healthy & strong. Once again I held fast to Psalm 102 & confessed that “the appointed time had come”
During pregnancy I believed God for a supernatural delivery. At 34 weeks our obstetrician advised against a natural delivery due to some complications with the cord. After initially being a little upset I decided to change my confessions for a caesarean delivery. God is SO FAITHFUL & after the birth I read through my confessions & prayer points & God answered EVERY THING that I was believing for.

Today, our precious little miracle, Sophia Eve is almost 4 months old. Sophia is an absolute joy & Brett & I are loving being parents....

Brandi M - Infertility and miscarriage

I've been a member of your group for a couple of years now. I joined after finding your website when I FINALLY got pregnant with my son after a miscarriage and then three years of trying to conceive. I was told after a year of fertility drugs, then drugs coupled with intrauterine insemination, laproscopic surgery that revealed endometriosis, and a HSG, that they only way I would possibly conceive would be through IVF. My husband and I are devout Christians and thought we had given our fertility issues to the Lord when we first conceived and miscarried... but we realized that we had been putting our faith in man all those years by taking the drugs, and moving forward with procedures. I had finally gotten to a point where I would have tried anything, including acupuncture, but praise the Lord for some very Godly friends. They suggested that instead of being poked with needles, I have my husband lay hands on me and pray for my physical health and for the conception of a baby. I'm here to testify that 2 weeks after my husband prayed for my body, my ovaries, my uterine lining, my egg, after praying for a baby boy to be born before the next summer (this was July 2006), we conceived!! I found out just a couple weeks afterwards and began praying the scripture from Exodus 23:25-26 [You shall serve Yahweh your God, and he will bless your bread and your water, and I will take sickness away from your midst. No one will miscarry or be barren in your land. I will fulfill the number of your days.] in order to believe that I would not miscarry again nor would I deliver prematurely, etc. The pregnancy was exceedingly successful!! We delivered a beautiful, healthy baby boy on April 9, 2007 (before that next summer!). I had a totally natural delivery, and he weighed 7lbs, 5oz. We named him Samuel, just as Hannah did.
Samuel is now almost 22 months old and a joy to all who know him. We fully believe the following verse fits Samuel: "He will be a joy and delight to you, and many will rejoice because of his birth, for he will be great in the sight of the Lord," Luke 1:14-15 We know our God is good and gracious. He truly wants our hearts to be satisified. He places the desires in our hearts (our preacher once said "de" means "of" and "sire" means "the father") and will fulfill that desire in His timing. The only thing that can make our testimony better is to let you know that my husband and I found out this past August 2008 that we are pregnant again! It was a total surprise!! I didn't think I could have a baby without praying it here!! We found out in November that this is a precious baby girl. We are so excited to welcome her to our family!

Baby Eliana Celeste M was born 2nd May 2009. 7lbs 10oz, 21 inches long.

Amy B Jan'09 - Male and Female Factor

I just wanted to share with you the awesome news that I AM PREGNANT! Rewind back to November 6, 2008 the day we received the news that my husbands sperm count was very low, in addition to that the test results indicated that they had slow forward progression. All I remember was the shock, and hearing them try to comfort me with the world's comfort by saying that we most likely could conceive with IVF. They actually said that IUI would not even be an option because the results were too poor. That was not comforting to me. We had only been trying for 4 months at that point and my husbands test was just precautionary because I was having some spotting issues and the doctor indicated that they should take a look at my husband because he had seen women over and over have tests when in the end there was a sperm problem. So the news was unexpected and shocking. I did alright for the first week until my period came 1 week later and then I completely broke down. I was feeling depressed, defeated and satan had me convinced that I may get pregnant but it wouldn't be until we endured some horrific trial. (Satan is such a liar, man does he ever know how to make us feel horrible). My husband was very concerned for me. He rejected the diagnosis right away and said that you will get pregnant and have my babies and never had a doubt. That is definitely not my testimony. After 2 weeks, I realized that I can't continue like this I felt miserable. We called our friends the husband is a pastor just starting a small chuch and they agreed with us in prayer, that was my starting point. Oddly enough we did not call one of the many pastors at my own church because I needed someone who would BELIEVE and to be honest our church does not teach very boldly on healing. Up until a few months ago I didn't have a realization that I WAS ALREADY HEALED. After being a Christian almost my entire life up until a few months ago I really didn't realize all that was actually finished on the cross. I still can't believe how much was taken care of by Jesus giving himself freely to die on the cross. I believe more then anything that I received my miracle from God's grace and the finished work of the cross. I didn't do anything to bring it on but I was determined to receive. If Jesus suffered so horrible for not only my sins, but his body was broken for my healing and he was nailed to a tree to redeem me from the curse then I was determined to have what he went through such a horrible ordeal to give me. The Word says that we have the righteousness of Christ therefore Jesus qualified me for all of the blessings including fruitfulness. It took me many hours (in the hundreds) over the past few months to renew my mind and build my faith in order to believe. My husband faith was so much simpler. I had a few moments of doubt but each time my husband said Amy you need to resist Satan, he would have me repeat after him some truths from the Word. I received Nerida's message on God's Timing and that spoke so much to me. Initially like I said I believed God would give me a child but a feared that a horrible trial would have to take place first. I was set free by the message that I am not waiting for God, he already did everything. He already answered. It brought me to tears many times thinking about how I didn't need to wait. I started saying right away to anyone that knew of our situation that I didn't have to wait. Jesus already went to the cross so we could have our healing right away and our children. I kept Nerida's advice and only told people with a strong belief in God's Word. Every person upon hearing the bad news immediately said that that was not true and that we would have babies. I know that there was many praying in the spirit for us and believed even when I was struggling. 3 weeks ago when worshipping and praying I really felt in my spirit like it was being confirmed that "it is done for you according to the word, and that this was it". My best friend who often time has had accurate dreams, 2 days before I tested called to tell me that she was sure I was pregnant that she had a very clear dream. After we told my husband's parents the news, they were so excited, my mother and law told me that one of the women she had asked to be praying told her the week we conceived that it was done and she would be having a grandchild very soon. I am so incredibly blessed and thankful to God for guiding me over the past few months. He led me to this ministry. Please be encouraged God is no respecter of persons and I know that what he did for me, he already did for you as well.

Heather Sept'08 - Miscarriage testimony

I'm about to enter my 34th week of pregnancy and I spotted for the first 10 weeks or so. I had miscarriages (4) and had a septum resection, prior to this pregnancy. I knew that Satan was working overcome to disrupt my faith and get my eyes off of the Lord, but I held fast knowing full well that this child has been called by God and He's in charge. The Holy Spirit revealed to me one day that the spotting was just a bloody "show"...not anything that could hurt my child or me. My body had already been through so much that this was part of the process. That revelation helped me along with plenty of time spent praying in tongues, reading the Word, and more. My RE, OB, and nurses all said, well, some women just have some spotting because their bodies are just adjusting to being pregnant, particularly when they haven't been fully pregnant before. I didn't put much into this comment because I was believing God for the spotting to stop. It did.
Update: On Monday, October 6th 2009, we welcomed our beautiful baby boy, Johnathan King, into the world! He came early - a whole month or 5 weeks - and surprised us. He was breech, but that was meant that I had a c-section and he joined us a lot quicker. :) He weighed in at 6 lbs, 4 oz, 18.5 inches.

Nicole (USA) 10+ years of infertility

God is faithful. I went from 10+ years of infertility and told that my tubes are too damaged to conceive so IVF was the only way. I have had 4 IVF cycles and lost multiple babies. I now have 2 babies. 1 IVF baby and 1 on my own. Yes my son was born with no IVF. Nothing but God. Thanks for all your prayers while I was on bed rest and throughout my pregnancies. My daughter was a twin but I lost the twin at 6 weeks but she made it and was born at 1 lb 9oz and she is doing great and she has no problems. Bless God. My son was born full term and he was 6lbs 11oz. So if anyone says that God cant.. I'm here to say yes he can! What he did for me he will do for you.

Janeen - Conception

My diagnosis consisted of hormonal imbalance, high FSH, blocked fallopian tubes, uterine scarring, ovarian failure, etc. Just about everything! A reproductive endocrinologist and told me that I had a 4% chance of ever conceiving with my eggs. I had two failed rounds of IVF and was devastated. But I started to apply some of the teaching from New Life Ministries. I read my Bible and applied my faith.

I found a new doctor who was a Christian, and he told me that I would be able to conceive with my own eggs. God had healed me and turned around my diagnosis. I had a third round of IVF and this time it was successful. I was pregnant. My son, Xavier Azariah, was born on
23 December 2004. (Azariah is Hebrew for ‘My help comes from Jehovah’.)
In the summer of 2006 my husband and I talked about having another child. I remember saying to God one day, ‘Lord, I really don't want any more IVF.’ And that was it. I didn't really pray hard about conception. Shortly after this, I went for my annual check-up and was told I was pregnant (without knowing it!) and the ultrasound revealed that there were 2 heartbeats! I was having twins. I had wanted twins from the time I was a little girl. God remembers your heart, and He renewed my faith and my absolute love and honour for Him with this. I had a son and a daughter (another desire of my heart) in early 2007Kingsley and Karrington have joined their brother Xavier!

Anna L (UK) - Conception

When I came across the New Life Ministries website in February 2007 I had been trying to conceive for 2 ½ years. I had been diagnosed with unexplained fertility and was at a real low point. After reading testimonies on the website, joining the WIF online group and reading Nerida’s book God’s Plan for Pregnancy I began to see that it was God’s will for me to have my own children. I started to believe the many scriptures about fertility for my own situation. In June I went to the NLM UK conference which was a powerful time of prayer, teaching, ministry, testimony and worship. There I learnt to take my eyes off my circumstances and focus them on God and on what Jesus did on the cross 2,000 years ago. At around that time I had a picture of Jesus handing me my baby, and my husband, separately, had a similar vision. We came to a point where we knew that it was only a matter of time before we conceived, and we began to love and trust our heavenly Father and his Word in a way that we never had done before. A verse that stood out for us at this time was: ‘Seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well’ (Matthew 6:33, NIV).

Throughout this time, the Holy Spirit revealed things in my life that he wanted to deal with. I was healed from depression, set free from a fear of pregnancy and motherhood, and there was reconciliation with a close family member. I also improved my diet, took vitamin supplements, did more exercise and lost some weight.

In October 2007 I discovered I was pregnant by God’s grace. I am so thankful and praise the Lord for his faithfulness to his promises. I am also truly grateful for the work of this ministry. Anna gave birth to a beautiful baby boy, Daniel in 2008.
Anna gave birth again in May 2009.


We had been trying to have a baby since June 2001. We had a 10 week miscarriage in October 2001 and then 7 AIH and 2 IVF cycles. On the second one we were successful. After a very sick pregnancy, our precious baby was stillborn at 26 weeks. I had felt no movement for 2 days and we went to the hospital and found no heartbeat. Matthew was 690 grams and - apart from no heartbeat - looked perfect. We grieved for our baby and for the hopes we had for the future – ‘just’ falling pregnant again seemed impossible but still our goal.

We had a frozen embryo transfer 4 months after that and when that was unsuccessful I went on the contraceptive pill for 3 weeks to bring on the next cycle without delay so we could try again. After I stopped taking the pill I waited for my period. After 5 days I started to wonder - on the sixth day I did a pregnancy test and was shocked that I was pregnant! The pregnancy was difficult both emotionally and physically as I was very sick again and had some early bleeding. Once I made it past the 26 weeks I started to feel more confident. At 36 weeks the doctor was a little concerned about the baby's size and I had a scan that revealed the baby was about 2 weeks too small and although the placenta seemed to be functioning fine we decided to have our baby induced 2 weeks early. On
22 March 2005, our beautiful baby girl was born, Zoe (meaning life) Grace. She is an absolute delight and worth the struggle and the journey!

Selena - Endometriosis

My husband and I were married in June 1998 and I was diagnosed with endometriosis in July 1999. I received lap surgery twice, IUI once, and took 3 cycles of Clomid but nothing worked. I spent a lot of money buying fertility kits and a fertility monitor but nothing worked. I was told that I would not be able to get pregnant without the assistance of IVF but God spoke to me otherwise. I finally stopped trying and focused on serving God wholeheartedly. I was determined that I would continue to serve God with all of my heart, no matter what.

In June 2005 my pastor asked my husband and I if we still wanted to have children. He looked me in the eye and said, ‘You are going to get pregnant, it's just going to happen. We just have to pray for really strong sperm.’ We all smiled and from that moment I had so much peace. There was no doubt whatsoever that God was going to give me my miracle and I just had to wait on His perfect timing. At that point my focus was just on serving God and having fun spending time with my husband as a couple. We were making plans of vacations and travelling a lot. We were just having fun and we were not thinking about trying to get pregnant. Soon after this, I discovered I was pregnant. At this very moment (
6 March 2006) I'm 9 months pregnant and my contractions are 6 minutes apart.

Hsaio (Singapore) - miscarriage and cysts

I had a miscarriage last year at 4 weeks, and at the same time had 2 ovarian cysts (which were later removed surgically). My doctor told me there was a chance it would affect my fertility and I was very upset. I sought help from a Chinese doctor who prescribed me Chinese herbs. Week after week I took herbs, hoping to get pregnant. But a few months went by and still no news. One day I said to God, 'OK, let me get pregnant in your perfect timing', and I threw my herbs away and stopped visiting the Chinese doctor. That was in October 2004 and I became pregnant soon afterwards.

I took a triple blood test to test for birth defects in my fourth month and the clinic told me that my baby had a high risk of multiple disabilities. I stood by God's Word, and prayed for healing. After a detailed ultrasound scan, the doctor told me, 'There is nothing wrong with your baby, your baby is very well developed.’ Praise God for His divine healing!

I gave birth to a healthy lovely girl,
Eunice Chiong, on 11 July 2005.

It is now
March 2007 and I have just discovered that I am 5 weeks pregnant with my second child! God is so great!

Angela M (USA)

When I became pregnant with my son, Matthew, I found out that I also had 2 very large ovarian cysts (one on each ovary). It was hoped that during the pregnancy the cysts would go down. They did slightly but never went away and eventually cut off circulation to Matthew so that he was born stillborn at 5 months gestation.

One month later I went in to have the cysts removed. I specifically signed papers refusing to allow the doctor to 'remove' anything but the cysts. My ovaries and tubes were to be left no matter how damaged they might be. I was terrified of waking up to a complete hysterectomy. An incision was made hip to hip to remove the large cysts, which at this point were slightly larger than grapefruits. When they went to remove the cysts they discovered that my tubes were twisted and tangled around them (supporting the cysts). They were so entangled that my tubes were removed with the cysts. After remembering that I specifically did not want my tubes removed, my doctor straightened them, and reattached them. When I woke up I was told that my tubes were so damaged that they would probably not be functional, but that he had put them back only because of the papers I had signed refusing to allow them to be removed. I was told that the scar tissue was bad enough I wouldn't be able to conceive.

I went in for my 6 weeks post op appointment and had been feeling pretty sick. My doctor looked completely amazed when he told me I was 4 weeks pregnant! We were told not to get our hopes up, that there was a 99% chance it was ectopic and I should consider having my tubes tied to prevent this from happening again, because if it ruptured it could kill me. We decided to 'wait' and take our chances. A month later an ultrasound was done to determine what steps to take. To everyone's amazement there was my baby ... nicely implanted in the uterus.
Kaleigh is now a beautiful 2 1/2 year old miracle! I truly believe God was with my doctor the day of my surgery. He guided his hands with every stitch, carefully replacing my tubes so that Kaleigh would make it into our lives.

Caroline M (USA)

We began trying to conceive after being married for four years. After about six months my periods became irregular and I was diagnosed with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome and absence of ovulation. My doctor told me there was no chance I'd get pregnant without help, so I was prescribed Clomid.

I began to ovulate and was very optimistic. After five months on the Clomid, however, I still was not pregnant. I was more confused, angry and hurt than ever. My husband and I felt we should pray about whether or not to continue with the medicine. Then the Lord gave me two words. The first was
Isaiah 53: 4-5: “By His wounds we are healed". The second was 2 Chronicles 16:2 "Asa became diseased in his feet, and his malady was severe; yet in his disease he did not seek the Lord, but the physicians. So Asa rested with his fathers; he died in the 41st year of his reign". The Lord was clearly telling me to put my trust in Him and not the medicine. This was a personal word for me at that time, I am not against medicine and I know God uses it. It was just that my hope was in the doctors and not in the Lord and He could not bless me. So I stopped taking the medicine and decided to wait on the Lord. This was extremely difficult to do as I wanted to do anything to facilitate the process. But as I obeyed God, His peace began to fill me and guard me.

My cycles became normal and I was healed of the hormonal imbalance that had made me stop ovulating. I found myself able to trust God and focus on other things for a while. Then several of my close friends became pregnant and I crashed emotionally. I kept wavering between hope and fear. Around this time God led me to the
New Life Ministries website. I was astounded to find that God's Word said, over and over, that He wanted me to have children. Once I knew it was God's will, I was able to stop wavering. I had something solid to stand on. One morning I had a huge breakthrough; the Holy Spirit came upon me in power and I knew that I needed to confess my healing and command infertility to leave my body. I stood up and spoke this out loud by the power to the Holy Spirit, and I knew that God was doing the things that I spoke. That is when I conceived my children in my spirit.

The last few months before I got pregnant were very challenging. But God gave me the grace to press on and endure and wait for the fulfilment of His promise. He also gave me a vision of my son during a special time of prayer. I knew he was coming, I just didn't know when. (Looking back, I realized that God gave me that vision the very weekend that my son was conceived!)

When my son was born, all I could think was "he was worth waiting for". God healed my body and wiped away my tears. He turned my mourning into dancing. As it says in Proverbs, "hope deferred makes the heart sick, but hope fulfilled is a tree of life." God’s Tree of Life is His cross, where we can exchange sickness and despair for healing and hope. Seek God’s face with all your heart and strength. He does fulfil the barren women's dreams; He sets us in our homes as joyful mothers of children. AMEN

Kate F (NSW, Australia) victory over multiple miscarriages

Following a prolonged illness, I was having a lot of trouble conceiving. I finally fell pregnant in October 1991 but lost the baby at five weeks. An ultrasound showed that I had a condition called Poly Cystic Ovary Syndrome in a severe state and was told by the radiologist that it would be unlikely that I would be able to conceive (even though I just had) and he was unable to explain this pregnancy. Poly cystic ovaries prevent the release of the egg from the ovary. We decided to rely on God’s Word. A friend gave me the Scripture in Exodus 23:26, "No one shall suffer miscarriage or be barren in your land; I will fulfil the number of your days".

In March 1992, I became pregnant with twins and despite miscarrying, the doctor couldn't explain how an "infertile woman" had fallen pregnant with twins. I saw another specialist in November 1992 and had a suspected miscarriage shortly afterwards - he said he couldn't do anything for me, except try hormone treatment the next time I became pregnant.

I had another two pregnancies in early 1993, both of which miscarried. Despite all this grief and disappointment, I was encouraged that by now I was falling pregnant very easily. As my husband Richard and I continued to believe and speak out God’s Word in the face of opposing circumstances our faith grew and this prevented discouragement coming to us. I know that whenever I got down or doubted that I had taken my eyes off God and His Word but when I repented and got my eyes back on God’s Word, my confidence would rise again. You must focus on what God has said and not on the circumstances in order to experience the supernatural in your life.

The next pregnancy went extremely well from the start and God blessed us exceedingly abundantly more than we could ask or think with our beautiful daughter
Analise. Then eleven months later I became pregnant again with our son Michael. An ultrasound during his pregnancy showed that there was no sign of poly cystic ovaries. The radiologist was adamant that I must have been misdiagnosed originally - but we know that it was the miraculous healing power of God and His faithfulness to His promises in the Bible.

Lori (USA) - Endometriosis

In early 1996 I stopped taking the birth control pill when my husband and I finally decided to try to conceive. As time went on, my menstrual cycles became more and more irregular and painful. In 1998 I decided it was time to seek medical help. The doctor suspected that I had endometriosis and gave me the choice of having a laparoscopy or taking drugs to suppress my cycles. I decided to have a laparoscopy. He said he would do an HSG while I was under anaesthetic too. It turned out I did have some endometriosis, and a lot of adhesions. My tubes were open though. He lasered the endometriosis and adhesions and I was sent on my way.

In December 1998 I found
New Life Ministries and joined their Internet support group, Women In Faith "WIF". It was such a revelation that I could stand on God's Word and take authority in it. No one had ever taught me that before. My cycles had returned to normal, and the faith of the women in WIF really built me up. In February 1999, my church had an evangelist visit and I went up for prayer one night. As she prayed for my "infertility" and laid hands on me I felt warmth in my uterine area. I believe I was wholly healed of endometriosis that night. Then in April, after 6 months, I wasn't pregnant yet, and I was very discouraged. In May 1999, unbeknown to us, our daughter was conceived. When my period was to come I had some spotting but never got my actual period. Since I had been having regular cycles I took a test, and it confirmed what I knew in my heart, I was pregnant! After waiting so long I could hardly believe it. I had no morning sickness at all during my first trimester, I was just physically tired.

In July 1999 I went to a women's conference with some ladies from my church. I was 12 weeks pregnant. On the last day of the conference as we were leaving I felt strange and decided to take a trip to the bathroom. I panicked when I saw bright red blood. I grabbed my friends and said I needed to go to the emergency room. Before we left they settled me down and prayed for me. All I could think as we were driving to see my doctor was "I trust you Lord". By the time we got to my doctor’s office the bleeding had slowed down. He ordered an ultrasound. The results showed that the baby was fine, but I had a tear in the placenta and it was laying near my cervix. I was ordered on bedrest for the weekend. I never had any problems after that, and the rest of my pregnancy was wonderful. I loved being pregnant; the time went too fast.

In January 2000, at 38 weeks, my baby was in a breech position. The doctor and I decided they would try to turn the baby and scheduled me for later that week. The doctor tried 3 times to turn the baby but to no avail, and scheduled me for a c-section the next week. At first I was disappointed that I wasn't going to have a natural birth and be able to give God glory. The c-section went very smoothly. They discovered I have a bicornuate uterus. It’s a birth defect in which the uterus is misshaped and can cause miscarriage if the embryo implants in a bad area. Why the doctors didn't catch it during the laparoscopy/HSg or on the ultrasound is beyond me. From what information I have found on bicornuate uteruses I feel so blessed and loved by God for my daughter. My recovery from the c-section surgery was easy to say the least. I had NO pain anytime afterward. Compared to the laparoscopy the recovery was 10 times easier. God's hand definitely was on me then and I do give him the glory the pain free recovery I had.

Miracle Conception - after Cancer & Chemotherapy!

The point of the journey isn’t only the destination it’s what you learn along the way.

After deciding to move interstate to QLD I found out I was pregnant with my second child. While I was in my last week at work during a routine 20-wk pg check up, Dr Stephen Raymond, announced I had an abnormal pregnancy.  There was no baby even though I looked and felt very pregnant. I had a “hydatiform mole” (molar pregnancy). What happens after conception is that the baby eventually dies and a sack grows in the womb, which looks just like a bunch of grapes. The pregnancy had to be terminated immediately. I had to go to hospital that night for a curette.  I was numb. That was just the beginning….

After the procedure, the doctors told me that the pregnancy was cancerous and had to start chemotherapy immediately. I felt very alone and the only source of strength I could find was to pray. I wasn’t particularly spiritual, I believed in God, but was very ignorant of anything after that. 

We decided to continue on with our move as planned.  So we drove to Queensland and I had to go straight to the hospital and start chemotherapy the very day we arrived. I met with a wonderful doctor called Dr Hitchens.  He told me that my condition was very rare in Australia. Only 1% of pregnancies in Australia experience this, and only a few of them are cancerous. I then had to go into the hospital every day at exactly the same time to receive treatment. But week after week, nothing was really happening because the drug didn’t seem to be doing its job.   

We soon found a great local church which taught about Jesus being our healer. I was hungry to learn and I saturated myself in this information.  I also had the opportunity to go to a Christian Conference and I learnt that Jesus Christ is still alive today. I also learnt that I could just simply cry out to him and if I believed the bible and did not doubt that I could receive my healing right now - here today. I grabbed hold of that and confessed it and stood firm.  I wouldn’t accept the fact that God had given me a beautiful baby boy and husband only to be told I was going to die.  I knew that he wanted me to stand firm and believe for healing. And that is exactly what I did. 

The days turned into weeks, the weeks turned into months but I just knew, that I knew, that I would receive healing. However, one weekend while we were out at lunch I had a haemorrhage and was rushed to hospital.  I ended up having three blood transfusions and more drugs.  But even through all of this I just knew I was going to be OK.  A supernatural peace was with me continually.  

I then had to go to the hospital a couple of times a week to receive chemotherapy. This went on for several weeks - going to the hospital then to the pathology lab to check my blood hormone levels to see if the chemotherapy was working. Then in addition to this I had to visit the specialist to explain my progress. These weekly visits were very expensive and we weren’t covered for any of it. This was a very testing time for us in more ways than one!  During one of the visits to the specialist he announced that the tumour had started growing through to other organs in my body.  I was then admitted into hospital to have extensive chemotherapy.  The strongest type available!  I was told that the side effects were nausea, hair loss and fatigue.  After the treatment I was sent home with anti nausea medicine to rest for a few days with my family. The amazing thing was that we prayed that not only would I be totally healed but that I would not experience any sickness.  I never had to take any of the nausea pills.  While I felt tired and had a horrible metallic taste in my mouth and my mouth and eyes dried out from the medication, I never got sick.  Praise the Lord!

Then one Sunday at church during the praise and worship I had another massive haemorrhage and was rushed to hospital. The whole back seat of the car was completely soaked in blood, and the stain is still there to this day.  Once at the hospital in the emergency room, all I can remember was seeing buckets full of blood and clots, and then I passed out.  My husband and a close friend were also in the room with me.  On this occasion I died because the heart monitor flat lined.   At that point my husband was asked to leave the room.  But he along with a friend prayed and the Dr’s managed to get my pulse back.  I was then given more blood transfusions.  What happened next was amazing. When I was tested to see how the cancer levels were going the doctors were amazed because the tumour had gone! The tumour had extracted itself out of my body.  The Dr’s were stunned because they had never seen this before. It was unheard of.  Even though the tumour was gone I had to continue with the chemotherapy because my blood still had traces of cancer.  However, I continued treatment for only a short time as the levels quickly dropped to zero.  

After all of this was over, the Dr’s asked us to go to The Royal Women’s Hospital in Brisbane where we were introduced to a panel of the top oncology doctors in the area.  They wanted to know why this happened, as they had never seen anything like this before. They were very perplexed because what had happened was medically impossible. My husband explained that we were Christians who believed in a healing Jesus. They were stunned and said ‘Well your God is bigger than our medicine’.  After scratching their heads and asking several questions they let us go home.

My testimony doesn’t end there!  Even though I was completely healed and well I still had to go back to Dr Hickens for my final report. He told me on that day,
“well you may be healed, and you are a very lucky girl, however you will never have children”.  This was because I had been treated with the strongest type of chemotherapy available.  And this meant that my reproduction organs would never work again.  Regardless, we knew that our God was bigger than that!   So needless to say we didn’t believe what the doctor said. We just smiled and shook that comment off.  And to the doctors total amazement I was found to be pregnant a few months later.   I then went on to have a beautiful healthy baby boy called Matt which means (a gift from God), and then fifteen months later we had our final baby ‘Charlie’ also a beautiful healthy baby boy.  He has been a great blessing to our family and both boys to this day are very close.

said “I tell you the truth, anyone who has faith in me will do what I have been doing. He will do even greater things than these, because I am going to the Father. And I will do whatever you ask in my name, so that the Son may bring glory to the Father. You may ask me for anything in my name, and I will do it.” (see John 14:12-14).  The authority of Jesus has been passed down to us so we can pray for the Holy Spirit to help us for whatever need we have. If you believe and do not doubt in your heart then you will receive your promise if it lines up with the word of God. That is a promise in the bible, (see Mark 11:22-25).  God is not a respecter of persons (see Acts 10:34) so that means that anyone of His children can trust His word for their own personal circumstances and see it come to pass!

Roz, Australia

Pregnancy Announcements (Brief Testimonies)

Pauline wrote 30th June 2008: Dear ladies of WIF, I want to thank you all and especially Nerida, for this wonderful and blessed ministry and for the encouragement, scripture and prayers that we share. I have confirmed pregnancy and I'm 8 weeks! Praise God! My journey has been 3 and half years but it's only when I came across this group that i really learned about what scripture says about fertility and learned to claim the word. Being an East African, I live-in a society where 'barren' women are ostracised and life can be made very difficult. I really hope my testimony of this pregnancy encourages you in one way or other. When the doctors first gave me their report following laparoscopy, I was devastated, but a friend asked me "whose report will you believe? and what does God's report say?" Keep reading the Word and the promises God has for you women!! claim them day by day even when the situation already seems dead and buried. Praise God even in your tribulations and shame the devil. our Father IS Jehovah Shalom, cry to Him when you need peace in your heart and mind, when you feel like screaming or going insane! He IS Jehovah Jireh, cry to Him when you need provision and He will provide for you in your hour of need even in the most miraculous ways. He IS Jehovah Tsebaioth - the Lord of Hosts, call to Him when you have fought with every human weapon possible and failed, when you have cried, travailed, prayed and fasted and the devil is still on your case and fighting you. The outcome may not even what we expect judging by our human perceptions, but do trust that God sees the greater picture and knows His purposes for your life. And lastly, in ALL things give thanks! WIF, let us continue to uphold each other in prayer. We must keep praying for one another.

On 24th June 2008 Heather wrote: Hello all, I just wanted to share with you all an update on my pregnancy. Everything is going great with baby and me. We had a recent ultrasound and found out that we're having a boy - which surprised us both. But back in 2003, I had a miscarriage and during that time, I could feel the baby's spirit. A very small little voice said to me, "momma, I'll be back." I prayed and tested the Spirit and the Holy Spirit confirmed that it was indeed my child's spirit. It was a little boy's voice so this pregnancy and finding out we're having a boy is confirmation of that. God is good! I have only shared that with a few people, including my family, who believe the same way. I know that I can share it with this group and that is WONDERFUL! Right now, I'm 20 weeks along and my doctor is so relaxed in each of my appointments. I prayed for all of the medical staff and others to have the mind of Christ. I also prayed for this blessed child to be perfect and whole and he is! I have another ultrasound tomorrow to finish up his scan. He's sitting low (I'm 5'8") and was pretty relaxed during the ultrasound so the technician didn't get all of his measurements. Just another excuse to see him! :)
Thank you to all of you for your continued prayers! I have a feeling the next four months are going to fly by. God bless! Heather

On 24th May 2008 Mama Vee wrote: We had our 1st ultrasound today and we are praising God that our baby is doing fine. We found out a month ago about our confirmed pregnancy and continued to get great progress results thereafter. I had a small scare at 4½ weeks but found out our baby was fine and the bleeding I experienced was normal in early pregnancy and the cramping I felt was due to a possible hernia (which I will need surgery after the baby is born). During that time I asked Nerida to stand in agreement with me that all would be well and it has, continues to be and I know it shall be. Thank you again Ned. I am almost 7 weeks and we will be released from my RE to a wonderful OB/Gyn in 2 weeks when we have our 2nd sonogram. We were able to see and hear our baby’s heartbeat. We have been praising God all day. My husband continues to state how good God has been to us and that doesn’t even begin to describe in FULL detail how good God has been. As most of you know we have been in this fertility journey for almost 13 years, had 2 laps to repair my fallopian tubes, have had numerous pelvic infections-then ultimately had to have both fallopian tubes removed, 1 failed IUI, 1 failed IVF, suffered hyper stimulation and hospitalized for 5 days due to the OHSS, just disappointment after disappointment. But through it all still trusting and believing in God. John and I will continue to trust in Him until the day we die. God has never failed us. So before becoming pregnant, I prayed all the time and now? Oh my goodness I pray even more. The fight is not finished once you become pregnant. If anything I am praying and fighting more now with my baby in my womb. I thank God for I know with Jesus I have the victory. And what a sweet victory it is. We solicit your continued prayers at this time for a successful pregnancy. God has not given us a spirit of fear and now that we are almost over the finish line we will not and shall not faint. Oh I forgot to mention Sunday is my 36th b-day and seeing my baby this weekend has been an awesome birthday gift from the Lord. Thank you ladies in advance. Much love. God bless. Vee aka Mama Vee

Birth Anouncements (Brief Testimonies)

Bidemi Omopariola (Nigeria) writes: I visited your site more than a year ago and I was really encouraged. God has blessed me with a baby girl. I encourage others sisters waiting not to lose hope, He will answer them. God bless your ministry.

Sylvett P writes: I was blessed to find myself pregnant after being a member of WIF for a short period of time. I suffered with guilt associated with my infertility as I thought I was being punished for sins. With the help of WIF members, I was able to remove the blockage and to gain the knowledge that I was already healed and just needed to be faithful and that it was God’s will for ALL women to conceive their own biological children – I would meditate on Gods Word and remain faithful, and it was at the point I became pregnant! And early Father’s Day, 17 June 2007, I gave birth to our son, Christopher Shane. He was 21 inches and weighed 7 lb 1 oz. He is beautiful and a joy to his father and me.

Brandi writes:
My husband and I lost our first baby at 9 weeks. It then took 3 years to conceive. I thought we had given it to God a long time ago, but I was still relying on man in some ways – medicines to regulate my ovulation, etc. I finally gave up on man after he gave up on me and the doctor said the only way I would get pregnant would be to do IVF. I decided that my God was bigger than that, and He proved true! My husband began laying hands on me and praying for my body to function according to God's perfect plan. Within 2 weeks of prayer, I ovulated and conceived! It was truly a miracle!! Samuel (which means ‘asked of God’) arrived 9 April 2007 at 2.45 pm, weighing 7 lb 5 oz and 20 inches long. Just to encourage you – lift up your very specific prayer requests and watch God honour them in greater detail than you can ever think to provide!!

April (Australia) writes: I asked you to pray (less than one year ago) for my girlfriend Joanne (who was told by the doctors she would never conceive) and another friend of mine named Leisa who was also told the same. Well, I am pleased to say praise God that Joanne delivered a healthy baby girl on 15 October 2006 and I have just heard that Leisa has also had a healthy baby girl today, 26th Nov 2006 at 1 pm.

Viviene (UK) writes: My sister-in-law gave birth 13 July 2006 – a healthy baby girl of 6.5 lb. It is amazing what God can do. She was 45 years old in December 2005 and this is her first baby. She had been diagnosed with a high prolactin level. The doctors put her on some medication which had really bad side effects so she came off it. Anyway, when she got pregnant, they found that she had fibroids and were talking about the baby coming very early with a strong possibility of a C-section. Well, she had the baby at 38 weeks – they actually had to induce her. She also had the baby naturally. She had a very quick labour which was not what the doctors had told her.

General Healing Testimonies (cysts, cycles, Endo, PCOS etc)

Ify E writes Oct'09:
Praise the Lord with me for His mercies and goodness endureth forever. I asked for prayer against a 7.8cm ovarian cyst last October. I went for a scan today and the cyst has disappeared. I did not take any medicine nor did I do surgery. The Lord is good and He does wonders. He'll do same for all that we desire and ask of Him.

Albertina S writes Oct'09:
Dear sisters, an encouragement to all with cysts: I remember speaking to someone about cysts recently (Ify) and saying that I had 7 of them 4 on one ovary and 3 on the other and they were big... Well, this is just to let you know that I am coming from the Dr. and the sonar showed that they are all gone. My ovaries are back to normal shape. Praise be to God.

Verli from Indonesia, Aug'09 writes:
To make my email short :D, last Tuesday (11/08/09), doctor has confirmed that I am pregnant. Thank God, I am 6 weeks pregnant now. Finally, God answer our prayers just in the right time, close to our 6 years wedding anniversary (next October). It is such a miracle for us. About 6 months ago, one doctor that told us if we only had 3% of chance to get pregnant without any operation ( I was diagnosed with endometriosis). He suggested me a laparoscopy & GnRH agonists treatment for 6 months (3 months prior to surgery and 3 month after the surgery). And he also said that during the treatment, no hope for me to be pregnant in 2009. It was a devastating situation for us. However, I don't have any surgery. Beyond all our understanding, God make a way where there seems to be no way. Praise the lord.

Rosnah H from UK writes July'09:
I was married 4 years ago and tried for a baby for 3 years.  I am now 24 weeks pregnant.  We never found out if we had a medically diagnosed problem because I was led to Nerida's teaching just as we were thinking of starting the process of tests.  But I can testify to miraculous physical healing of depression and a chronic back condition, as well as conceiving. Just want to encourage you from my experience that nothing is impossible - including coming back from the lowest of low mental and physical states and seeing all your heart's desires fulfilled.  We have a high priest in Jesus who sympathises with our weaknesses as he was tempted in every way we are, only he did not sin (Heb 4:15). Isaiah 42 says that Jesus was not disheartened or crushed and it this Spirit that He sends to comfort and uphold us.

Hwee Leng from Singapore wrote: May'09
I have chronic headaches since I was less than 10. It got worse in my 30s as I am plagued with severe headache before my ovulation and period. The one thing I never leave home without is my  advil pain killers. I never dared to go without the painkillers even  when I prayed to God for relief. In fact, at one point, I gave up  because I realised the more I pray to God for relief, the worse the  pain gets!
Lately, since I have been on WIF, hearing how one of the sisters sharing about being a little commander, commanding sickness out of her body, i did the same too. Each time I feel the ache coming, i commanded it to go away. One day, I took the step of faith and said  I will not take my pain killer. I will see how long I can sustain  the pain. Praise be to the Lord, the pain went away after I  commanded it too, it was not immediate. It took quite a while before it did. But bottom line is that it DID! I am so happy to share that I did not have any headache this month  before my ovulation nor period. In fact, I am having my period now.  Of course, disappointment follows the period (as it means i am not pregnant), but I remind myself of this battle that has been won for me, and am sure the one for my babies will come to pass too.

Jolene wrote:
So, Guess what? God is amazing not that any of us doubted that! The blood clot(Subchrroinic Hematoma) was GONE!!!! GONE GONE GONE!!!! The baby was perfect. Beautiful face, pudgy arms and legs, perfect heartbeat! I'm just in awe! I am 10wks now and everything looks wonderful. Oh and the final thing that amazes me! I don't feel pregnant at all! Other than being a bit more tired I wouldn't even know. Its so strange but I feel not only fine but wonderful! The Doc even said I could get back to jogging if I want to.
We told our adoption agency that we're expecting and they were less than impressed. I spent over 10 minutes convincing her that we'd be alright before I even heard a "Congrats". I was not happy with how she reacted. For those that don't really know, we're adopting (hopefully) 2 boys ages 4 and 6 and we're waiting on the paperwork to get done. She went on to tell me 2 horror stories of other clients she's working with right now. Is she trying to scare me away from adopting now that we're expecting? I don't have any fears about this but apparently she does!

Rannie Feb’09 writes:
My husband and I have been believing God for the manifestation of our
children for 4 years now. It didn't start out with us believing. It started out with a lot of pain and hurt and a diagnosis of PCOS. Since then I've had the diagnoses of elevated testosterone, abnormally shaped ovaries, an abnormally small uterus, insulin resistance, hypothyroidism and endometiosis. I would get my period about four times a year, and that was when I took the progesterone supplements to get it to return. When I did get my period it lasted for 12 days, sometimes I spotted for even 18 days I remember. I remember the difficulty of this time and all the tears I shed, all the times I cried out to God because I couldn't understand why He didn't allow me to get pregnant and allow me to have a child like He said in his will.
Anyway, I got a word from God that we shouldn't give up and decide to figure out what the word said concerning my healing. I didn't know where to start, but in the beginning of 2007 I found this support group and Nerida's website (New Life Ministries) and devoured it. I'll be honest and say that I didn't really get the full revelation of it at first, and I continued to struggle. In the beginning of 2008 I got my first break through, however. I started reading the word and devouring any scriptures that I could find on healing, meditating on them, studying them for days at a time and I slowly but surely got more and more understanding concerning what Jesus did on the cross for me. You see, He purchased my sins and my sickness all at the same time, and redeemed me from the both of them in a packaged deal. Glory to God! I'm free from sin and sickness, illness and disease. Once I really grabbed a hold of this, I began to see a change in my body. I began to speak to my body with confidence and not fear. Today my sisters, I don't only get my period on time, but I get it every 29 days without fail. I can time it right down to the time of day that it will come. I know when I'm ovulating and my periods are pain free, no cramps or unusually heavy and long flows like I used to have. My periods are a total of 6 days. Even though I was getting my period every month I was spotting for a week before my period came and a few days after. I did some research on different things I could do to help it but decided to just speak to my body and command my uterus to function properly and not to break down early. The spotting stopped and has never returned. Glory to God!
I got the revelation that healed women have babies. I was so blessed when weeks later I saw that same message being spoken here in the
group. My husband and I were faced once again in the beginning of this year with the possibility of seeking medical treatment, but decided once and for all to trust God. You see, I've received healing of endo, pcos, insulin resistance, ovarian cysts and every other negative word spoken over me by a doctor in my life. I don't even take the medication any more. My skin is even clearing up because I speak to it in the name of Jesus.
Now, we're awaiting the arrival of our blessing from the Lord. My
registry is set up and we're proclaiming the word whenever we get the chance. Now when people ask us if we have children, we say yes because it would be a lie to say that we don't have them and the WORD OF GOD SAYS THAT WE DO! The MINUTE we pray in faith and agreement with the word and pray for children, in the Spirit its done. Its lining up with the word of God, getting our souls and minds in agreement with the word that takes time. God gives the increase immediately so its not HIS fault that our children haven't manifested yet. He's provided them already and everything that's needed to bring them into this earth.

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