Patient Story

Stephanie & Patrick

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
Jeffrey L. McKeeby, M.D.
Gilbert L. Mottla, M.D.
Annapolis, Maryland
Rockville, Maryland
Salisbury, Maryland
Towson, Maryland
Pocomoke, MD
In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Intrauterine Insemination (IUI)
We got married Aug 4, 2012. As soon as we got married we started trying for a baby. Well by March 2016 we still were not pregnant and couldn’t figure out why. So I called Shady Grove. We made an appt for Aug 2016. When we walked in we met with Dr. McKeeby.
Within the hour we had with him he diagnosed me with PCOS and told us that we will have a baby. We left the office filled with so much hope! We decided to try IUI first. Our first try in September failed. So we tried again in November which also failed. At that point, I was so emotionally broken and decided to take a break for the holidays to avoid depression.
In February of 2017, we called and told them we wanted to pursue 1 IVF treatment. It was my final chance and if it failed I was ready to accept that I would never give my husband a baby. We did a 5-day transfer in Mid March and went home to pray for the best.
On March 28th (which was also my husband’s birthday) we found out that after 4.5 years of trying we were finally gonna have a baby! We both cried. It was the best day of our marriage.
We had a few small complications during our pregnancy but then on November 29, 2017, I gave birth to an 8lb 2.5oz baby boy!
The most beautiful baby boy I’d ever laid my eyes on. He’s just absolutely perfect in every way! And I can’t thank the team at Shady Grove enough for everything they did and for giving me that extra push when I was ready to tap out! Thank you for completing our family!


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