I never thought that I would be in this position 11 months later. I am still waiting for my turn to be pregnant and managing all the stresses that come with struggling with infertility. There is a lot of unknowns, uncertainty, and it’s not something I would wish on anyone.
One of the hardest parts of infertility, apart from all the unknowns and waiting, is managing all the emotions that come when friends announce their pregnancies. It’s hard when you’re conflicted between being happy for your friend’s great news and licking the wounds of your empty uterus.
It’s a part of life that those of us struggling with infertility have to face though, and it can become even more overwhelming with social media as your friend circle grows. If you find yourself pregnant and you have a friend who is struggling with infertility, there are some tips for announcing your news if you wish to keep your friendship in tact.
Click through to read 6 tips for announcing your pregnancy to friends struggling with infertility:
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