Women: Infertility, Fertility, and Pregnancy While Being Black

The challenges, options, hope, and help Black women face while trying to have children

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There are various reasons why women may not have kids, or struggle to do so. One of the reasons may be that a woman may have a difficult time conceiving — yes, fertility issues not only plague white women, which we hear about so often, via the media, while giving the perception that it only happens to them, which appears to be the norm.

Healthcare Disparity in General

Lack of Representation

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Fertility Doctors, Care and Treatment

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Infertility Facts and Stats Relative to African American Women

Additional Fertility Issues Black Women Face

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Access or Lack Thereof

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Fertility Options and Cost

Surrogacy

Healthcare Coverage

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Help

Hope

Alternatives to having biological children:

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