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What’s the Infertility Journey Like for Non-Carrying Partners?
Trying for a baby can be stressful at the best of times. After all, it’s a major life decision.
But when you’ve been trying for a year or longer with no success, it can take a toll on you — even if you are not the person planning to carry the baby. That’s because infertility — which doctors define as the inability to get pregnant after 1 year of trying — is a journey that affects both the carrying and non-carrying partner in a variety of ways.
It can be helpful to read about these impacts ahead of time to prepare yourself and your partner for what lies ahead.