October 18, 2017
With married life just beginning, Matt and Dee Meyer looked to Dr. Clay Mechlin for help to grow their family.
When Matt Meyer first met his wife, Dee, back in January 2015, he had no idea the direction his life was getting ready to take. He was at a basketball game to watch his oldest son, Drew, play ball. Dee just happened to be at the same place at the same time, there to watch a good friend who was playing in an earlier game.
“The person Dee was there to watch just happened to be Drew’s girlfriend,” Matt says of their first encounter. “We connected after the game and soon after went on a date, and the rest is history.”
As the months went by, Matt and Dee’s relationship began getting more serious, and the couple found themselves delving into deeper topics.
“As our relationship progressed, we started talking about marriage and talking about children,” says Matt, who already had three great boys from a previous marriage. “She doesn’t have any children, so it was definitely something that was on her radar.”
For Matt and Dee, however, the conversation was a little more complicated. Years earlier, after the birth of his third son, Matt had undergone a vasectomy. At the time, he had figured that phase of his life was over. But now here he was, with a woman he hoped to marry, wondering if the two of them could grow their family together.
‘He put my mind at ease’
After some research, Matt decided to visit Urology Associates of Central Missouri, where he met with Dr. Clay Mechlin, a vasectomy reversal specialist. By the end of that first meeting, Matt already felt confident he had found the right place.
“My very first visit with Dr. Mechlin was memorable for me,” Matt says. “I came into his office scared, doubtful and a little insecure with my situation (needing a reversal at 44 years old). Dr. Mechlin was very gentle, understanding and put my mind at ease and gave me a lot of confidence in just one meeting. He offered sound information and even alternative routes if Plan A didn’t work.”
Matt had the outpatient vasectomy reversal procedure done with Dr. Mechlin in September 2016. And on Nov. 5, 2016, he and Dee became husband and wife — just shy of two years from the day they met.