25 Worst Expressions to Say to an Infertile Friend

I’ve lost count of the amount of times these expressions have been said to us in our infertility journey so far. I know people mean well, but damn, those comments hurt. Elisha’s list of “The 25 worst expressions to say to an infertile friend” highly resonate with me. Hopefully this list will bring some awareness to others who have never experienced infertility.

Waiting for Baby Bird

Since coming out of the infertility closet three years ago, everyone including the cashier at the local Wal-Mart scanning my ovulation prediction kit has offered me their words of comfort, stories of hope, or nuggets of advice.  If I had a dollar for every time I was educated on the best vitamins to increase my egg quality or the latest medical science proven to guarantee conception, I could buy that vacation to Hawaii that my friend suggested, because after all, her Uncle’s niece who has a friend from college took one and she came home pregnant with twins.  Why wouldn’t it also work for me? (Insert sarcasm) I know, I know each person is only trying to provide comfort and help fix the problem, but when it comes to infertility, there are a few expressions I wish people would avoid.   Do you want to know what they are?  Are…

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