Imtiaz Fazil has been pregnant 24 times, but she only has two living children.
She first fell pregnant in 1999 and, over the subsequent 23 years, has had 17 miscarriages and five babies die before their first birthdays due to a rare genetic condition.
The 49-year-old, from Levenshulme in Manchester, told BBC North West Tonight her losses were not easy to talk about, but she was determined to do so, in part because such things remained a taboo subject among South Asian groups.
She said she wanted to change that and break down the stigma surrounding baby loss.
She said her ow