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Dr. Mehta's Infertility Journey

Dr. Rinku Mehta of Frisco Institute for Reproductive Medicine discusses her own struggle with infertility. Her advice: don't give up - there is always hope. Visit friscoinfertility.com for more information on fertility treatment. Music: NirvanaVEVO by Chris Zabriskie is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://chriszabriskie.com/uvp/ Artist: http://chriszabriskie.com/ Dr. Mehta’s Personal Fertility Problems The infertility journey can be a difficult one. I know exactly how my patients feel because I was there once in my life with my own fertility problems. It was difficult, and I thought I was never going to be a mother. But I hung in there. My husband was there for support and we did this together. Infertility is not any single person’s fault, it’s something that a couple has to deal with. After a lot of perseverance we had a child, and then we had another. Now I have a 14-year-old who’s about to go to high school and a nine-year-old, and I feel blessed every day. But I remember my struggles. I remember taking a pregnancy test almost every day when I knew that it wasn’t going to be positive because it was too early – but, I was hoping that I could will it to be positive. One fine day, it was. I had to hang in there and not lose hope. That’s one thing that I’d like to convey to my patients - don’t lose hope, there is help out there. Just hang in there.