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Shedding light on infertility and its challenges

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National Infertility Awareness Week occurs from April 21 to 27 this year and is observed during the last week of April. Here at FOX 5 N.Y., we’re shedding light on infertility and the challenges many people encounter in building their families.

What is infertility?

Infertility is when a couple has been trying to conceive a child for a year but is unsuccessful.

It can strike anyone, regardless of sexuality, economic background, or race. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 8 couples in the U.S. struggle with infertility. The medical reasons can vary.

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