Women of color share their struggles with infertility

Robin Roberts’ “Thriver Thursday” series profiles Rev. Stacey Edwards-Dunn, who created an organization to support African American women dealing with infertility.
2:15 | 11/21/19

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We got an inspiring story right now from robin's digital series thriver Thursday in a two-part season finale. Two women sharing their struggles with She wanted to encourage African-American women to talk about what they experience and created an organization to help couples dealing with infertility. In this country 7. Million struggle with infertility and black women and couples are experiencing infertility at two types the rate as our caucasian brothers and sisters. When I was on my journey of infertility, I wanted to be able to talk to other women that looked like me who I felt would understand what I was going through. I want women and men to know they are not alone. We are here to walk by your side, to listen to you and to support you and to also provide you the resources that you need to walk this journey. I want to be able to help people live their lives abundantly. When I get a call or get a text from somebody telling me, you know, I'm finally pregnant, I'm filled with so much joy. You got some news for me? I do. I do. I heard from the doctor today and my test was positive. Whoo! Yes! I've seen so many women who have, you know, who hurt so much. When they finally become parents and I'm able to see that joy and experience that joy with them, it's absolutely humbling for us to be able to experience the life of all these miracle babies that we have seen. It's a beautiful -- it's a beautiful thing. Everybody, please give it up for reverend Stacy right here in our audience. We're so thankful for you for sharing your story and your beautiful family with us. Some other people from your organization are also with us. If you want to learn more about these amazing women and see the two-part thriver Thursday season finale, please head to robin's Facebook page. Definitely.

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