It's a picture worth 1,616 words. One for every syringe.

Patricia and Kimberly O'Neill wanted badly to add a baby to their family of four, so they turned to In Vitro Fertilization treatments to make it happen.

"You think, 'Oh I'm going to walk in and they're going to do it and it'll be done, and in nine months we're going to hold our baby,'" said Patricia.

But it wouldn't be so easy.

Patricia was diagnosed with a blood clotting disorder that made getting pregnant difficult. She had to give herself injections daily.

Patricia would miscarry three times.

"I was done poking myself, I was done with the emotional roller coaster," Patricia said.

But they gave it one last chance, and finally after four years of doctors appointments and needles, their dream finally came true.

Baby London was born two weeks ago.

"It was scary, it was scary up until delivery," said Patricia.

Saving the syringes was her wife Kimberly's idea.

"It was a personal thing for us, something we wanted to document our journey for," said Kimberly.

Last week, they took them to photographer Samantha Packer, of Packer Family Photography.

"And then she brought me two giant boxes full and I was like, 'Wow, that is a lot of needles.' A lot more than I thought," said Samantha.

She arranged more than 1,600 syringes in a heart shape on the floor of her studio, and laid tiny London in the middle.

The resulting photo is striking. It's been shared over 50,000 times on Facebook. On it, other families have been commenting, sharing their stories of infertility struggles.

"I thought it was beautiful that all of these women and dads too could share, 'This journey is hard but look it's worth it,'" said Samantha.

It's something the O'Neill family now has to prove just how loved their little girl is.

"Hopefully she'll learn that you never give up on a goal that you have, and that even when you have no hope, hold onto it because there's a light at the end of the tunnel, and you can get there," said Patricia.

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