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‘Idol’ Alum Brooke White Talks Secondary Infertility

‘Idol’ Alum Brooke White Talks Secondary Infertility

“American Idol” alum, Brooke White, is pregnant with her second child, a son, who is due in September. However, the star opened up about her struggle to conceive, her secondary infertility, and the the process of undergoing IVF. White appeared in the finals during the 7th season of the reality singing television competition. She shared with her many fans on Instagram that she’s expecting, also letting people in on her struggle with secondary infertility.

It’s hard to believe it’s even real…” White posted on Instagram about the news that she’s expecting, “Cause, WHEW, It’s been a process. infertility is hard. IVF is downright crazy, I’ve been a hormonal mess for several months, but it’s totally worth it, because it finally worked. Hallelujah!”

White, 32, and husband Dave Ray have a daughter, London, born in May 2012.

“We are so happy, we are so thankful,” she added. “Yes, I have a million thoughts and feelings about this journey, cause my heart is humbled and very tender for this struggle and the many women I’ve come to know through it. I wrote them down but Dave said they were a little heavy for an announcement, and he’s probably right. soon I will share.”

Meet our handsome little dude, due Sept. 2nd! It’s hard to believe it’s even real… Cause, WHEW, It’s been a process. infertility is hard. IVF is downright crazy, I’ve been a hormonal mess for several months, but it’s totally worth it, because it finally worked. Hallelujah! Yes! We are so happy, we are so thankful. Yes, I have a million thoughts and feelings about this journey, cause my heart is humbled and very tender for this struggle and the many women I’ve come to know through it. I wrote them down but Dave said they were a little heavy for an announcement, and he’s probably right. soon I will share. But, I have to say, right now, THANK YOU, for all of your prayers, for your good vibes, for your hope, your perspective, your stories, and your support. You’ve helped me more than you know. I love you, and I just want to do the same for others. 12 weeks down, 28 to go.???

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The National Center for Health estimates that over 3 million U.S. women of childbearing age encounter Secondary Infertility, meaning that they difficulty conceiving after they have one biological child successfully. Secondary Infertility is challenging and difficult for many women, and when celebrities like Brooke White come forward and break the silence on these subjects, it helps to empower women everywhere.

We look forward to Brooke White sharing her thoughts on the struggle of Secondary Infertility, and congratulate her on her upcoming arrival!

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