Infertility: How to Cope During the Holidays

Women | HuffPost

Lots of us look forward to spending time with family around the holidays, but for those coping with infertility, celebrating a child-centric holiday can be difficult and often painful. All of that comfort and joy can be quickly squashed with a careless comment such as, “Why haven’t you had kids yet?” Seeing other couples celebrate their first holiday together as a family can be excruciating.

With one in six couples of child-bearing age experiencing infertility, according to the Assisted Conception Task Force (ACT), that adds up to a lot of silent suffering around this time of year.

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