Tubal Ligation Reversal Testimonial Baby Club
from Richard M. Levin, M.D., PSC at 1-502-584-7787
Volume 114: October 2011
The Halloween Edition

The testimonial below is the 114th in a series of remarks from real people who found Dr. Richard Levin on the Internet and have had a tubal ligation reversal. Shawna and Timothy Gibson of Columbus, Indiana have been so kind to allow us to share their story with others who are thinking of having a tubal ligation reversal and they have consented to accept your email inquires at: shawnagibson64@yahoo.com. If you are interested in having this procedure performed then please visit our web site listed below by clicking on “Get Started . . . have a baby!”.

Shawna and Timothy, thanks for sharing your story with us!

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Case Facts: On 10/4/2002, Shawna had a Pomeroy tubal ligation performed just after the delivery of her baby with 1.3 cm removed from the right tube and 0.9 cm removed from the left tube. On 5/6/2010 Dr. Richard Levin performed a bilateral microsurgical tubal ligation reversal (tubal reversal) with tube lengths of 6.0 cm on the right and 5.5 cm on the left.

Please enjoy Shawna and Timothy's story in Shawna's own words . . .

Shawna Gibson 01 - tubal reversal baby
Shawna Gibson 02 - tubal reversal baby

Dear Dr. Levin. I am here to tell you and anyone else that is considering having the tubial reversal my husband and I spent time researching and trying to figure out if this was the best for us considering I have two children already that he loves dearly. There was many nights after Tim got home from work and we spent countless hours discussing this. After our first consultation with Dr. Levin over the phone we felt that he answered every question that we had to ask. My husband and I spent the next two weeks deciding what we should do and finally came to a conclusion that we were going to have it done.

The experience at the hospital was very comfortable and they made sure that if there was any other questions we had and again explained the procedure to us one more time. The reversal was pretty much painless and the nurses in the recovery took excellent care of me. There was no better feeling being able to see my husband when I woke up and to see him smiling at me. My husband did say that the waiting was unbearable but it was well worth it.

The hotel accommodations were great and close to the hospital with plenty of things to do before the day of the operation was to be done. The best thing about the operation was being able to rest with my husband in the quiet hotel and knowing that he was comfortable and the privacy the hotel gave us both. The one on one consult we had with Dr. Levin the morning after surgery gave us both a sigh of relief when Dr. Levin informed us that the healing process is going just prefect and if we had anymore questions for him.

The ride home was tough since we didn't fly and those rough roads were almost unbearable. We listened to the advice that Dr. Levin gave my husband and I and after six weeks of my husband and my daughters taking care of me we decided it was time to start trying. About sixteen weeks after the operation I was so happy to find out that I was having a baby. The look on my husband face was priceless and he was so happy since it was his first. Eight months and three weeks later I was happy to send Dr. Levin the big news that changed both of our lives on March 28th 2011.

Our little son was born and we have no one to thank more than Dr. Levin for making this happen. I would strongly recommend Dr. Levin to anyone that has ever thought of having a tubial reversal. Thanks to all the staff at Dr. Levin's office and for all the help along the way. Thanks so much words can't express enough.
Shawna Gibson