Brings Parlin Couple Back to CentraState
onia Dhaliwal was worried last spring that she was
suffering from serious heart disease. Normally a strong
runner, she found herself unable to jog on a treadmill for
more than a couple of minutes without getting out of breath.
She was also gaining weight. A friend urged her take a home
pregnancy test. It came back positive. She took the test again,
and again—nine times in all. All positive. The positive tests
were so improbable, Sonia says, that she still wasn't convinced.
She and her husband, Anudeep, had been trying for nearly nine
years to give their daughter, Sarina, a baby brother or sister,
and they had experienced miscarriages in 2008 and 2012.
"Being pregnant was the last thing on my mind," says Sonia,
who lives in the Parlin. "We always wanted a second child, but
we had pretty much given up hope."
Sonia went to see Rebecca Cipriano, MD, MS, FACOG, a board-
certified OB/GYN with Healthy Woman at CentraState Medical
Center, who performed an ultrasound exam. Sure enough, the
pregnancy tests were right. At age 38, Sonia was expecting her
second child, with a due date in February 2016.
WHEN YOU'RE NOT TRYING
Sonia was doubly surprised by her pregnancy because of
Baby Aneil Dhaliwal was a welcome surprise
for his mom, Sonia, his big sister, Sarina,
and his dad, Anudeep, when he was born at
CentraState in February.
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