The holiday season is a joyous time for families. There’s something about seeing a child’s eyes light up at the sight of a present or the reaction to the scent of grandma’s cookies fresh out of the oven.
For couples, trying to conceive, it’s the promise of such magical moments that keep the dream of parenthood thriving.
The gift of a child is life-changing. And every person’s journey to parenthood is different. For some, the journey starts unexpectedly. For others, the road is a long one with many twists and turns.
In the United States, approximately 6.7 million women - ages 15 to 44 - experience fertility issues, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And approximately 15 percent of couples are infertile.