Surrogacy

Couple Welcomes Son via Surrogate Just 3 Days Before Wife Gives Birth to Daughter: ‘We Were All Crying’

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James Wakefield McCord; Meredith “Bo” with Mary Clark McCord | CREDIT: WOMEN’S MEDICAL CENTER, BROOKWOOD BAPTIST HEALTH (2)

After four years, a Tennessee couple’s dream of becoming parents finally came true — twice!

Clay and Meredith “Bo” McCord welcomed their first child, son James Wakefield McCord, via surrogate on Mother’s Day, according to a release from Brookwood Baptist Health. Then three days later, Bo delivered their daughter, Mary Clark McCord.

“We couldn’t be happier,” the new dad said in a statement.

“Seeing my child for the first time was such an emotional experience,” he added. “To do it all again just three days later and welcome our little girl, I just can’t describe the joy.”

The couple had three miscarriages and went through two rounds of in vitro fertilization before reaching out to friend Katie Morse to see if she would be their surrogate.

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