Sweet Girl, You’re Not Alone – Miscarriage + Infertility

    A few weeks ago I posted a blog about our story with struggling to get pregnant and our miscarriages. I expected a few messages of support. Maybe a few people saying that they were sorry, or that they’re there for me. What I didn’t expect was hundreds of messages and comments from beautiful women telling me their own stories about their journeys through miscarriage and fertility. It’s estimated that 1 in 4 pregnancies end in miscarriage, some of these pregnancies are too early for people to even know they’re pregnant (much like my first), and others are a lot further along. I spent three hours trying to keep up with the constant messages that we’re streaming in across Snapchat, Facebook, Instagram and emails. I’m still getting messages come in now. So many women had experienced things similar to me, and things that were much worse. I cried through all the messages,  reading story upon story of heartbreak and struggle.  Some had happy endings, and some were still waiting for their miracle.

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