NY Times article on premature ovarian failure
January 30, 2010 | By: Liz
So I have only read part of this article. It brought tears to my eyes and as I am mid-struggle with my own quest to have another baby I was too moved to continue reading it. But I immediately recognized that this is an article to share and discuss. What I want to discuss is how the news was imparted to the author . . . and what I felt was wrong with it. Why don’t doctors, even OB/GYN’s and RE’s know how to tell someone they are infertile and why didn’t THIS woman’s doctors know she has many options for having a baby . . . why did she get immediately (and incorrectly) told:
“I’m sorry you can’t have a baby.”
WTF? Read on:
Filed under: Check This Out, Current Affairs, Egg Donation, Thinking Out Loud, Treatment
Tags: New York Times, premature ovarian failure, Turner's Syndrome
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