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"Infertility is a silent killer, just like cancer – it eats at your soul, as cancer eats at your body"

2018-09-10 09:32

Talischa Towsen wrote in to tell us about her struggle with infertility after relating to another reader's letter. "It feels like I'm failing," she writes. "Months have turned into years."

"The infertility journey is hell – there is no sugar coating it"

2018-08-23 15:26

Desperate to become a mom herself and waiting for her IVF appointment next month, one of our readers wrote to share her infertility story and all the emotions that come with the "long and lonely", and often hellish, journey.

Gabrielle Union on her infertility and adenomyosis diagnosis

2018-08-14 11:55

During a chat Wednesday at this year’s BlogHer conference in New York City, Gabrielle said a recent diagnosis could have been at the root cause of her infertility issues.

A reader admits to struggling with infertility: "Most days are a battle for me and I hate this part about myself"

2018-08-10 11:10

From the heartbreak of losing a baby to the jealousy of seeing others being able to conceive, a reader writes of her battle with infertility.

‘Infertile’ couple went from no babies to five in just two years – but there were moments they thought they'd lost them

2018-07-27 14:24

Mallory Jo Williams (27) and Michael Williams (30) felt like their dream of having a family was doomed.

"I never gave up hope" – How a car accident lead to a miracle pregnancy

2018-07-18 12:36

A reader shared her 11-year struggle with infertility with Parent24. She shares her story, from the heartbreak to the one appointment that would change her life forever.

LONG READ: Infertility through the ages – and how IVF changed the way we think about it

2018-05-04 13:25

The pain of infertility has not changed, even if modern technologies have.

Gabrielle Union on her fertility problems: 'I’ve had eight or nine miscarriages'

2017-10-05 12:29

“For three years, my body has been a prisoner of trying to get pregnant."

A letter to the children I’ll never have

2017-08-11 19:03

"Know that I really wanted to see you all grow inside of me."


"IVF really is that hard. To every woman out there fighting this battle, I salute you"

2018-11-14 09:17

A reader wrote in anonymously, sharing her struggling with infertility and the physically and emotionally painful journey of IVF. But she shares her story hoping to remind women that they are not alone. "Be strong," she says, "I salute you."

"Am I still a man? Men can have kids": A reader shares his heartbreaking struggle with secondary infertility

2018-09-03 11:58

A reader wrote in anonymously to share his infertility struggle with us saying that, although he tries to be strong for his family, he often questions his worth. "Am I still a man? Men can have kids," he says. "What am I otherwise?"

8 reasons we may wrongly believe we’re infertile

2018-08-20 16:58

When you’ve been trying to fall pregnant for so long, you can’t help but wonder about the dreaded ‘I’ word: infertility. But the factors misleading us to believe we’re infertile may not necessarily be a case for medical intervention. In fact, it could simply be about understanding and listening to what our bodies are telling us.

A reader shares her infertility struggle: "It is beyond anything I have ever had to deal with and I have never felt more depleted and defeated"

2018-08-10 11:12

A reader wrote in to tell us about her struggle with infertility and trying to fall pregnant saying, quite frankly, "this process destroys who you were and leaves you with nothing but sadness, jealousy and anger".

"The guilt and anger, the praying and hoping... it's soul destroying" – a reader shares her struggle with infertility

2018-07-30 15:42

After publishing a story last week explaining why South Africans are choosing to have fewer children, one of our readers wrote in saying that she and her partner, and many other couples, simply don't have the choice.

A woman’s best friend helps her conceive by donating her eggs

2018-07-25 15:53

After struggling with infertility for almost a decade, a woman has finally conceived with the help of her best friend.

Scientists are developing artificial ovaries to help women who lost theirs to cancer

2018-07-04 17:42

Danish researchers may have just given hope to survivors who want to have their own children.

This might be why your guy hasn’t wanted to have sex recently

2018-01-17 09:34

It has nothing to do with you.

Fat men may have lower quality sperm

2017-09-27 09:35

Being overweight is never good for overall health. Now research suggests it could cause another problem...

Most couples do not get divorced after infertility struggles

2017-07-11 09:47

A study found that couples who seek in vitro fertilisation are not at greater risk of divorce.

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