Published 23rd July 2009

The Come Dine With Me Kid

It was a surprise request from deep inside Suzanne Gregory’s womb.
But was a gastric band too late? Read more…

How a gastric band helped me conceive the miracle baby I thought I’d never have

Weighing in at 19 stone, Suzanne Gregory was told the devastating news she was too heavy to get pregnant.

But after an £8,000 gastric band operation helped her lose four stone in as many months, the 36-year-old is now the proud mother of one-month-old baby Brooke.

Suzanne had been trying to conceive for 12 months and was stunned when she was told by doctors her weight meant she would never become a mother.


Suzanne and partner Richard Wilson, 38, were desperate to start a family but discovered her weight was contributing to a hormone problem and making it impossible to conceive.