As women, eventually the realities of conceiving start to settle within our consciousness and needs. In time, we often take heed to our “womanly gift” and long for what’s innate: motherhood.
Dor some, this gift may not come so easy. Infertility affects at least 12% of all women up to the age of 44. Studies suggest Black women, in particular, may be almost twice as likely to experience infertility compared to white women. Even with those stats stacked against us, still, only about 8% of Black women between the ages of 25 and 44 actually seek medical fertility help to get pregnant, compared to 15% of our white counterparts.
So, what’s the deal? Are we not informed enough about our options?
Infertility can actually derive from a number of factors like environment, lifestyle, age, health conditions, and hereditary genes. Because infertility is a