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5 tips on surviving the holidays while struggling with infertility

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As the holiday season approaches, our schedules become filled with holiday dinners, work events, happy hours, and many family get-togethers. Social media becomes inundated with children posing with Santa and pictures behind holiday backdrops. For those struggling to conceive, this time of the year can be incredibly challenging due to the amount of holiday-themed pregnancy announcements.

After experiencing a pregnancy loss (on Christmas Day) and developing subsequent secondary infertility, this time of the year can be especially triggering for me. After years of struggling to become a mom (and one obstacle after another), I pursued surrogacy to have both of my daughters. It is through my experience with surrogacy that I founded Surrogacy Simplified to provide Intended Parents with everything I wish I had during my surrogacy journeys. Here are some ways I’ve found to survive the holidays while struggling with infertility.

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