A woman has claimed to get pregnant by retrieving sperm from his dead boyfriend’s body. Notably, Winter Olympian Alex Pullin, who won the World Snowboard Championship twice, died last July while spear fishing on Australia’s Gold Coast.
He had been with his girlfriend Ellidy Vlug for eight years before his death. Wanting to have his child, Ellidy asked doctors to retrieve healthy sperm from his body and a year later, she has confirmed her pregnancy.
In an Instagram post, she announced that the baby is due in October and also revealed that the couple had been dreaming of a baby for years.
She also showed off her baby bump in a series of stunning photos.
She wrote on Instagram: "Bubba Chump coming this October. Your Dad and I have been dreaming of you for years, little one. With a heart-wrenching plot twist in the middle, I am honoured to finally welcome a piece of the phenomenon that is Chumpy back into this world! When my love had his accident, we all held on to hope that I'd be pregnant that month. We'd been trying for a baby. IVF was on our cards but it wasn't something I ever imagined I'd be tackling on my own. Bittersweet like none other, I've never been more certain or excited about anything in my entire life."