#21: Infertility: how one woman is raising awareness about reproductive health and how parenthood doesn’t look the same for everyone.

The Heba Shunbo Podcast

24-11-2021 • 42 min

Infertility is a condition that affects both men and women, and even though 15% of couples worldwide experience infertility, it is considered a dirty little secret that no one is comfortable talking about. My guest Nathalie Carpenter describes it as a mental, emotional, and physical condition that never goes away. As women, we power through it even though it takes a serious toll on our emotional wellbeing; we are expected to suffer silently and mostly alone, because for some reason, most societies have labeled it a female issue.