Her mother gave her answer by immediately calling fertility clinics around the area. Most rejected Sirois because of her age, she said, but finally the Reproductive Science Center in Lexington, Mass., agreed as long as Sirois passed some tests.
She did and became pregnant the first time her daughter's egg, fertilized with Brian Hebert's sperm, was implanted.
Sirois, the mother of four before Madden, including twins, said the pregnancy may have been her easiest, with no morning sickness or complications.
Angel says the baby's birth by C-section was "an awesome, awesome experience." But Sirois is unassuming about her role in the birth. "I just saw it as I was babysitting for a few months," she told the Press Herald. "It was their child all along. It was just a room for rent."
Image: Sirois and Madden family photo via Portland Press Herald.