This week and next, I am going to be answering some hard questions about infertility. Since I have shared my story, I have had a lot of people reach out to ask different questions about how they should handle things. Especially things like sharing your pregnancy news with someone struggling with infertility. So that's what I am going to be talking about today. How do you share that news with love and grace?
First and foremost, you need to know that everyone walking the road of infertility handles it differently. And everyone is at a different stage in their grieving process. I think the most important thing to know going into the conversation is that you are the one with the exciting news. Your friend has a broken heart and is battling every day, if not every second just to put on a happy face. So, this is a time to put your feelings aside and be an unselfish friend. Over the past year since our failed IVF cycle, just about every single one of my closet friends has had a baby or gotten pregnant. Most of them handled it beautifully. Full of love and so much grace. And some did not. Through every announcement, I have tried to take mental notes about what was hard for me and what was not. So here are some tips from me..