Skip to main content Skip to search Skip to header Skip to footer
Cover Article

Healing infertility

These parents learned that God is the creator.

From the October 2001 issue of The Christian Science Journal


AFTER A FEW YEARS OF MARRIAGE, my husband and I wanted to start a family. I thought that this would be a natural and easy step for us, as we had a very loving home and felt we would make good, strong parents. But when nothing happened after a few years, I was very discouraged. I consulted a fertility specialist in December of 1999. After examining me, he offered his opinion that I would not be able to conceive a child without extensive medical intervention, because there appeared to be a complete tubal occlusion. He also said that even if I undertook these treatments, there was only a certain chance of success that a pregnancy could be achieved.

A fertility specialist said that I would not be able to conceive without extensive medical intervention.

I received this news two days before Christmas, and I was absolutely devastated. My husband and I had planned to travel to his family's for the holiday, and I prayed to God non-stop just to gain a feeling of peace and love at Christmastime, and to be joyous around my husband's family. My sister-in-law would be giving birth in a few weeks, and I was grateful that I was able to be genuinely happy for her and to enjoy the wonderful fact that I was going to be an aunt for the first time. This was a major step for me, as I had been extremely jealous previously.

Sign up for unlimited access

You've accessed 1 piece of free Journal content

Subscribe

Subscription aid available

 Try free

No card required

More In This Issue / October 2001

concord-web-promo-graphic

Explore Concord—see where it takes you.

Search the Bible and Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures