Lisa and Robert Garza

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Surgery Date 6/08/08
Ligation 9/27/93
Tube length  L R
Pregnancy 1 It's a Girl!
Pregnancy 2  





Welcome Sabrina Adriana

On September 8, 2010 at 10:45 pm our TR baby, Sabrina Adriana was born. She was 2 weeks early weighing in at 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 18.25 inches long. Sabrina is happy, healthy, and doing very well. Robert and I are so grateful to the staff at Hospital de las Americas for all their wonderful work. We are so blessed and overjoyed to be another success story. As soon as we are able, we are going to try for another little miracle. I will keep you all posted.

Mar 2010

My name is Lisa. I have two daughters, one 20 and one 16. Between the two girls, I had 3 miscarriages and lots of complications with my last daughter. I decided to have my tubes tied. This happened on September 27, 1993. My first marriage ended and a couple of years later, I met the love of my life, Robert. He came into my life when my youngest was 4 years old. He knew from the very beginning that I could not have children but he loved and accepted me the way I was. As time passed, I realized how much he truly wanted a child of his own. He is fantastic and I could not have asked for a better husband or father, but I saw in his eyes the longing every time he looked at a baby. I almost didn’t want to marry him because I felt selfish knowing I could not give him what he longed for most. Then I heard about Dr. Perez. I thought this is a Godsend. We had looked into surgery here in the US but just could not afford it. We talked and prayed about it and decided to do it. We were married in March of 2008 and less than three months later on June 8th, we were in Rio Bravo having the procedure. I would be lying if I said I was not scared. But I kept saying, God helps those that help themselves. This was my one shot at this and seeing how I was now 37 years old, I wasn’t getting any younger. The surgery went wonderfully. They did tell me that I had quite a bit of scar tissue. After fifteen years of having my tubes tied, I really didn’t know if it would work.

A couple of months later, I had an HSG. To my dismay, one side was blocked and the other one showed the dye barely seeping through. My ob-gyn did not hold out much hope for natural conception, but suggested we try ovulation kits. 

Now it is November of 2009.  We were both overweight and depressed we weren’t pregnant yet and decided to focus our energy on getting healthier. I was still trying the ovulation tests but had made peace with the fact that this may not be in God’s plan for us.  On January 24, 2010 I realized I was four days late and decided to take a home pregnancy test. I had done it a few times over the past year and all with the same result. As I looked at this one, I fully expected it to be the same result. I was shocked when it showed two lines. I woke my husband up and told him. He said we needed to take another one – one that clearly says “Pregnant”. I did later that day and it said “Pregnant”. I quickly made an appointment and we had a sonogram. It showed an amniotic sac in the uterus but no baby so the fear was that it was ectopic. The waiting two weeks for a second sonogram was excruciating. But, we waited and prayed. The second sonogram showed a baby in the sac. Our doctor had really held out little hope so he was thrilled to give us the news. Now, we are 14 weeks along and doing wonderful.

There are no words to say how grateful we are to Dr. Perez, Dr. Levi, and their amazing staff. They truly are “God’s angels”. If not for them, I would not be here writing this story, happier than I have ever been in my life. As for my husband, he is beside himself with joy. He is the one who kept me going and kept reminding me that if it was in God’s plan, it would happen. I am truly blessed. I will recommend these wonderful Doctor’s to anyone and everyone who will listen. We will keep you posted on our journey. Our little miracle is due on September 28th of this year. That is exactly 17 years and 1 day after I first tied my tubes. Hope springs eternal.




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