The mother of three children (pictured) says she does not care about people who doubt her
Grandma Tracey Britten would be forgiven for settling and embracing the quiet life now that her children grew up.
But Mrs. Britten, 50, a mother of three, has decided to take over the reins again as she will soon become the oldest mother of quadruplets in the United Kingdom.
The former drug counselor is expecting three girls, including identical twins, and a boy with his roofer husband, Stephen, after the couple opted to pay for IVF.
Mrs. Britten spent £ 7,000 of her mother's inheritance on the miraculous fertility treatment in Cyprus to make sure that she conceived given her age.
The grandmother, who has eight grandchildren, said last night about her euphoria about being pregnant later in life.
Mrs. Britten told The Sun: "Every year I still wanted another child, I reached 50 and I thought, 'I'm just going to do it.'
For those who might doubt their ability to be a mother at age 50, she said she "does not care."
Mrs. Britten went to the private Kolan British IVF Center in Cyprus (pictured) where her eggs were extracted
Tracey (in the photo, dressed in blue) is already a grandmother of eight, but now she is expected to have four more children.
Mother of three Tracey (right, pictured with her daughter, Sara-Lee) will become the oldest mother of quadruplets in the UK
She said: & # 39; People have said: & # 39; You are a great to have children & # 39; Yeah, so what? I will not be the first and I will not be the last.
"I do not look 50 and I do not feel 50. People can say what they want, they do not know my story, when they see four beautiful babies, they will change their minds."
Mrs. Britten is 25 weeks pregnant, only seven weeks of her planned cesarean delivery.
Last night, medical professionals expressed concern about the cost of caring for premature babies.
Professor Geeta Nargund, medical director of CREATE Fertility, told the Sun: "The cost to the NHS of caring for these premature babies is likely to be hundreds of thousands of pounds."
But she added: "I wish her and her babies all the luck."
Tracey (pictured with her daughter Sara-Lee) is happy to be expected quadruplets, two of which will be identical twins
Mrs. Britten already has three children aged 22, 31 and 32 years with her first husband, from whom she divorced in 2003.
A year after meeting Stephen in 2005, she became pregnant, although the couple decided to terminate the pregnancy, as it was not the right time for them.
Mrs. Britten said about the difficult decision to abort the baby: "It was incredibly traumatic, it's a big part of what made me want another child."
The IVF treatment is notoriously expensive, but the future mother of seven children will have used the money left by her deceased mother, Pauline Smith, to receive the treatment.
The process began in April, when he received hormone injections at home before flying to Cyprus.
Although Mrs. Britten told her friends that she would be going on vacation, she went to the British Kolan Fertilization Center where they extracted the eggs, fertilized them with Britten's sperm and then implanted them in the 50-year-old womb. A total of four embryos were implanted.
Mrs. Britten, whose grandchildren are between seven months and 11 years old, will raise the four children alone in her three-bedroom house and her husband, who does not live with her, will visit him.