She continued to tell me how not one of her friends had any problems getting pregnant. She was “the only one”. She tried everything and nothing worked. “You are my last resort. I will cut off my arm with a butter knife or run down this street naked if that is what I have to do to get pregnant.” At 41 she was desperate. She found no fertility support. After 4 years of trying and several expensive procedures I was it, the end of a long and winding road, which thankfully ended 6 months later, when her pregnancy journey started.
Though not often as traumatic or dramatic, however you want to look at it, this was a story that in varying degrees became quite familiar to me over the years.
Accompanying this sort of pain usually creates a mindset of something is wrong with me. Why can’t I do this? Why does it happen for everyone else but me?” “I am not good enough” or “I am not deserving of happiness can follow.”
Smiling babies with their joyous parents depicted in ads everywhere you look as well as bulging tummies, not of the muffin top variety but of the pending motherhood variety, seem to haunt your waking moments.
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