Texas Mother Believes She’s Having Twins, but Her Doctor Has Another Answer

By 2 years ago

Motherhood is a remarkable feat. One that people often forget is not as easy for some women as it is for others. Such was the case for Houston-native, Lauren Perkins.

Lauren always knew she wanted to be a mother. When she and her husband David began trying to conceive, however, they tried and failed many times over the course of a year and started to lose hope. Fertility treatments were expensive, but it seemed like the last resort.

Before going all in on treatments, they needed to get away…

A Trip to Clear The Stress

Before they began to look into treatments, however, the couple took a trip to Nicaragua to take a break with some friends, and relieve some stress, before they put all their energy and money into becoming parents. Nicaragua, however, had other plans for them…


Heading Abroad

Lauren and David traveled to Nicaragua with a group of friends to relax before beginning their treatments. They talked to their friends about their fertility struggles and one of them, a priest, told them, “Someone up there has big plans for you. I don’t know what, but it will be big.” It was a nice sentiment, but at the time, Lauren had no idea what he meant…

Beginning Treatments

After the trip, they returned home to Texas. Lauren hadn’t thought much about what the Priest had told her, after all, she knew that overthinking wouldn’t help her get pregnant. She and David discussed options for fertility treatments and decided that they wanted to try artificial insemination. Lauren feared, though, that it would not work…

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