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How a community of couples is working to end the isolation of infertility

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A reported 1 in 8 couples will have difficulty trying to conceive. A support group for couples experiencing infertility is offering solidarity and hope.

A support group for couples is working to end the silence, stigma and shame of infertility.

Lynn Polin, the founder and creator of Kindred Beginnings, a family-building support group, tells Weekend TODAY’s Kristen Welker she knows exactly what it feels like to want so desperately to start and expand a family, only to endure failed in vitro fertilization (IVF) attempts and pregnancy loss.

“My husband never wanted children,” Polin told TODAY Parents. “So to go from never wanting children to having to go through six years and 10 rounds of IVF and a loss and a failed foster-to-adopt… it was a lot.”

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