NY Times article on premature ovarian failure

January 30, 2010 | By:

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:


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