After ten years of trying, Anne Belden finally gave birth to a son in the early 1990s. Six years later, she and her husband John adopted a daughter.
Today, there are a lot more treatment options for infertility than Anne had 30 years ago, and success rates for conceiving are much higher. Thanks to the Internet, there is also a wider support network and better opportunities to access the latest information. Something else that is different is more women are waiting longer to start their families, which increases their risk of infertility problems. Read more.