Ask any person who is actively trying to start a family if they, or a friend they know, have experienced pregnancy loss. Chances are, you will hear countless stories of the heartache that family planning can have on an individual or couple. Of course, you aren’t actually going to ask a person about it if they don’t offer the information to you willingly, and so, I am here to talk about it. I am not here to tell you that everything is going to work out just how you want it to. Rather, I am here to share my story and the perspective it has given me now that we are on the other side of it.
When the Family-Building Journey is Difficult
The family-building journey between me and my husband was a tumultuous one that oscillated between pure joy and total devastation over three years. For us, the lowest points in the journey happened when we experienced recurring miscarriages.