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Miscarriage affects 10-25% of all known pregnancies, and unfortunately I am now a part of that percentage. I wrote a letter to my lost baby as a start to dealing with the process post lost.

Dear Baby M

I wanted more than anything for this to be a happy post – unfortunately this is the hardest thing I’ve written in a long time – maybe ever. A couple of weeks ago I suffered a miscarriage and my first pregnancy ended in tears.

I’ve been sharing my journey of starting a family with PCOS on this blog and wanted to continue to do so in the hopes of making this topic less taboo and to let others know they are not alone. 10-25% of all clinically recognized pregnancies will end in miscarriage yet it is rarely talked about.

I am also hoping to find some personal healing by putting my thoughts into words in the form of a letter. I will likely elaborate more on this in future posts, but for now, here is a letter I wrote to our lost baby.

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There are five stages of infertility and PCOS grief. I'm currently in stage four. Check out my personal update - it's been awhile and I have a lot to say.

The Five Stages of Infertility and PCOS Grief

Ok, so there may not be exactly five stages of infertility and PCOS grief for everyone – and I’m still in the middle of processing my latest news – but I thought it was time for an update. And if I’m being honest, I know I’m beyond when I should have updated. But since my last post things have kind of taken a nosedive. Here are my stages so far and where I hope to head. I believe I’m in stage 4…

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Fertility almost always means female fertility, but it takes two to tango. Learn how Proxeed can help the man in your life up his health and fertility game along with you! #ProxeedplusPREP

Fertility Isn’t Just a Women’s Job

This is a product-provided, sponsored conversation that contains affiliate links. I received a Magic Bullet Mini Blender and two boxes of Proxeed plus for my own personal use and all opinions, text, and experiences are my own. These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

If you’ve been following My Urban Family you know that in January of this year I received news that I have PCOS – which is making it harder for me to conceive. And so I started to research and find all the things I could do to help boost my fertility. However, it takes two to tango.

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I've been learning how to naturally deal with my PCOS and Inositol has helped me see positive results - see how!

PCOS and Inositol – My Positive Update

I’ve mentioned a few times now that I have a PCOS update. And while I’m still at the start to figuring out what is best for me, I did want to update everyone on where I’m at – and share something that has really helped my symptoms recently: Inositol.

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A PCOS Story – Candace Shares

If you’ve been following along on my PCOS journey so far, you know that I’m still near the beginning. I was diagnosed just a few months ago and shared the start to my PCOS story on the blog a few weeks back. Since then, I have received many messages but one in particular really stuck with me – one from a reader named Candace. So today, I’m sharing Candace’s story with you.

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