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I Never Thought I’d Have to Fight Infertility and a Pandemic

I was already struggling to get pregnant. Then a pandemic hit.

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FFor months, I have felt like my future was uncertain. Panic attacks were routine. Tears, a daily event. Anger, mixed with doubt, fear, and sometimes a little bit of hope, filled my body. I seemed to have no control over the thing I wanted most in the world…

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