Bristol : United Kingdom | Jun 20, 2012 at 8:56 AM PDT
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Louise with her new baby.

Lesley Brown aged 64 from Whitchurch Bristol made history in 1978 by giving birth to the world's first test tube baby 'Louise' after trying nine years to conceive and following pioneer successful IVF procedure by Dr,Patrick Steptoe and Professor Robert Edwards.

She died at the Bristol Royal Infirmary on June 6th. with her surviving family at her bedside. Mr. brown died five years ago.

Another daughter was born 'Natalie' after further IVF treatment.

Speaking on behalf of Professor Edwards who with Dr.Patrick Steptoe who set up a clinic in Cambridge the spokespersonh said " She was a lovely gentle lady whyo we remember with deep affection."

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Lesley with her husband and Louise.
Leaving Oldham general hospital in 1978.
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