INFERTILITY FACTS AND HOW TO BE SUPPORTIVE

Infertility Facts:
  • It is a disease of the reproductive system
  • It affects men and women equally
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is a common cause for women
  • Untreated Chlamydia can be a cause
  • Low or high BMI can affect fertility but can be reversed

How to be supportive:
  • Stop asking women when they are having a baby.
  • If you haven’t experienced it, don’t offer advice.
  • Listen
  • Empathize
  • Check in

This is a difficult road for all experiencing this. If you're not sure how to be supportive. Ask them.