Do you know how to broken by infertility and TTC?
It’s NOT funny how cruel we can sometimes be to ourselves.
1 in 8 couples (or 12% of married women) have trouble getting pregnant or sustaining a pregnancy. (2006-2010 National Survey of Family Growth, CDC)
7.4 million women, or 11.9% of women, have ever received any infertility and TTC services in their lifetime. (2006-2010 National Survey of Family Growth, CDC)
Approximately one-third of infertility is attributed to the female partner, one-third attributed to the male partner and one-third is caused by a combination of problems in both partners or, is unexplained. (American Society For Reproductive Medicine)
A couple of ages 29-33 with a normal functioning reproductive system has only a 20-25% chance of conceiving in any given month (National Women’s Health Resource Center). After six months of trying, 60% of couples will conceive without medical assistance. (Infertility and TTC As A Covered Benefit, William M. Mercer, 1997)
That makes you pretty “normal” actually. you are in plenty of good company- we can’t all be broken, can we? It almost seems like infertility is a common and normal part of the human condition, Infertility and TTC doesn’t it?
Stop blaming yourself.
Stop feeling hopeless.
Stop basing your self-worth on your fertility.
Stop suffering silently.
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I’m afraid to ask… what are the worst things you have said to yourself in your darkest moments?