Elizabeth's story

After experiencing multiple miscarriages and suffering with severe endometriosis, Elizabeth made the brave decision to have a hysterectomy.

"I haven't given up on the dream of being a Mum, but somehow I have found peace and acceptance for the person I am and the couple we are." 

The emotional and psychological impact of facing fertility issues

Infertility can be one of the symptoms of endometriosis. Medical research estimates that up to 30-50% of women with endometriosis may experience infertility.1

Women in such a situation are not only dealing with a debilitating and painful disease but also the heart break of not being able to have children.

Coping with infertility

Everyone reacts to learning that they have fertility issues differently.

Endometriosis, fertility and pregnancy

If you have endometriosis, you’ve probably asked yourself the question, “Will endometriosis affect my ability to get pregnant?”

Endometriosis does not necessarily cause infertility but there is an association with fertility problems, although the cause is not fully established. Even with severe endometriosis, natural conception is still possible.

How does endometriosis impact on fertility?

Gloria's story

After having a miscarriage, Gloria was concerned that she would be unable to naturally conceive with endometriosis. 

 "Doctors told me that due to low hormone levels, it was unlikely that I would carry the baby full term."

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