The Impossible


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Reply Posted on: Apr 5, 2012 at 10:17am
I was diagnosed at 15 with PCOS. As I was discussing the diagnosis with my mother and the doctor, the doctor said in a very matter-of-fact manner that it would be very difficult, perhaps impossible, to have children. Her words stuck with me into adulthood and actually made me fearful of finding "The One" because I wasn't looking forward to telling him that I probably couldn't have children.

At 28, I found The One and we had the conversation I'd spent over a decade dreading. He wanted children so badly, but understood that it very likely wasn't in the cards for us and he accepted that. A year later we decided to at least try for children and prepared ourselves for the likelihood that we would fail. After a few months of trying and being discouraged, I decided to make an appointment with Dr. Braverman, as I had heard many wonderful things about him. All the wonderful things were true. From our first appointment, I felt that he really truly cared. He knew what a trying time this is and how hard waiting is and as a result, he always responded to inquiries so quickly.

During our conversation, he made me feel so much better about my PCOS and our chances and then he predicted the impossible. He predicted that I would have a child by the end of the year. Since it was already February, and they usually take 9 months or so to bake, I dismissed it as over zealousness. When my husbands sperm analysis came back with anomalies, I was even more discouraged and doubted his prediction even more.

On December 3, 2011, my husband and I welcomed Katherine Elizabeth into this world. With 28 days to spare, Dr. Braverman's prediction of the impossible became our reality and she absolutely lights up our life each day. I have no doubt that without Dr. Braverman, we would still be childless and for his help I will always be greatful.