Frequently, hearing somebodies wellness journey gives me goosebumps. Amanda's was one of those. She asked if she could share her story, and of course I knew long before she asked that her own trials and tribulations would resonate with others in the same position. So today, Amanda tells of her fertility struggles, the path she is now on; to inspire you on a new level. Coming together as a community I believe is one of the necessary steps to wellness. Thanks Amanda for sharing this today.
Just over a year ago I was told by a fertility specialist that I was infertile and he believed the only way I could get pregnant was through IVF. This news wasn't exactly 'shocking' as I always had a feeling that the complication from surgeries years before may have an effect on my ability to conceive and after a year of trying without success, I was starting to wonder.
However, in the deepest place in my heart I knew that his cut and dry point of view and even 'professional' opinion may not be true. I'm not being naive by any means, but I also believe in the power of the body to heal itself with proper nutrition and holistic attention. And also, considering the slew of tests my husband and I had done to show that my tubes were open, I had eggs, spermies were strong swimmers (and moving in the right direction), I felt he was jumping the gun just a tad bit, maybe even trying a little too hard to sell us a $15,000 dollar procedure.
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