Battling Infertility in a Small Town Episode Summary:
On the show today, Tara Brandner, nurse practitioner and passionate infertility advocate, joins us to talk about how her own journey of infertility in a town of around 750 people led her to form a non-profit to help other women feel less alone and to reduce the stigma associated with infertility.
In this episode, we tackle…
What effect does being in a small, rural town have on the journey of infertility?
Tara is proud to be back in her hometown of Ashley, ND, and while there are many things to love, she shared how being in a rural community added a degree of difficulty in accessing the medical professionals she needed and she often felt more isolated than she might have living in a larger city.
Listen to this episode to hear more about:
- The stats regarding infertility in the US
- How to advocate for yourself if you end up battling infertility
- Advice for friends and family who are supporting a loved one battling infertility
- The fears most people face when receiving the diagnosis of infertility