According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention one in six couples experience fertility problems. Infertility, in simple terms, is defined as not being able to get pregnant, despite trying, for at least a year. There are treatments that are specifically for men or for women. Some involve both partners. Happily, many couples treated for infertility go on to have babies. We focus on the problem, coping with it, and infertility struggles.
After a walk down the aisle ended in divorce, Melanie Bradshaw, walked into a fertility clinic to undergo a procedure to harvest and freeze her eggs.
Couples who struggle with infertility will do anything to figure out the problem, and the testing usually starts with the woman.
When a couple has trouble getting pregnant, they often assume it’s because there’s a problem with the woman but that’s not always the case.