“My wife has stage 4 endometriosis. She found out she had it at a very young age.
After multiple surgeries, it was still coming back. The doctor told us that having children might not be possible due to the damage to my wife’s ovaries. She literally broke down in the parking lot on our way to the car.
Fast forward: we look into IVF. We go through the process; luckilyy we had all the blood work and paperwork that needed to be done because we tried IUI and it failed. Our IVF process went fast, but time was still against us because the endo was still there.
The doctor gave her injections to multiply her eggs; she needed the minimum of 10 eggs but she only got four. The doctor said “I’m still going to allow the process to go on!” So we did the IVF with only three embryos, hoping at least one would stick.
Surprise: all three stuck!
We we’re blessed with three beautiful baby girls! I was happy and a little sad because I thought I would never get my son to carry on my name, then ut of nowhere we found out we we’re pregnant – naturally – and even better I got my first and only son.”
– Joseph Hernandez