INFERTILITY

BUILDING HOPE FROM BROKEN DREAMS

KEYS FOR LIVING - INFERTILITY

“First seek the counsel of the Lord.”

(1 Kings 22:5)

“Natural children are not the only heritage or blessing which God can give. The blessing of salvation, if there were no other, is enough to give us constant rejoicing.”

—Vicky Love

What Is Infertility?

Infertility is the inability to conceive or give birth to a child after one or more years of normal sexual relations.

Myth:

“Infertility is rare.”

Truth:

One in six couples of childbearing age is infertile.

What Is Secondary Infertility?

Secondary infertility is the inability to conceive or give birth to a child following at least one successful pregnancy.

Myth:

“Once you have given birth to a child, you can always have another.”

Truth:

Secondary infertility is more common than primary infertility due to onset of medical problems and the lessening of fertility as the couple ages.

What Is Sterility?

Sterility is the inability to reproduce offspring.

Myth:  “Infertility is synonymous with sterility.”Truth:Sterility is an irreversible condition. Infertility is a current condition that can possibly be altered.

 

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Do you or do you know someone who has additional questions or requires help?

If so, please choose Women of Faith's other resources on this and other relevant topics (Quick Reference Guide, Keys for Living Books and e-Books).

Grace Filled Words:

“The Lord has kept me from having children. Go, sleep with my maidservant; perhaps I can build a family through her.”

Genesis 16:2

Sing, O barren, thou that didst not bear; break forth into singing, and cry aloud, thou that didst not travail with child: for more are the children of the desolate than the children of the married wife, saith the Lord.

Isaiah 54:1

Additional Scriptures: 

Romans 8:29

Genesis 48:5

Philippians 4:6–7

Romans 8:1

Proverbs 13:12

Genesis 29:31

Genesis 30:22

1 Samuel 1:5

 

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