November 12, 2018
Photo by Timothy Tai for The Boston Globe via Getty Images
Our forever first lady Michelle Obama sat down with Robin Roberts on 2020 last night and talked about a myriad of topics from the current Administration, her new book Becoming and not thinking her husband, Barack Obama would actually win the presidency.
Michelle Obama writes in her book #Becoming about her husband’s first Presidential run: “Barack was a black man in America. I didn’t really think he could win.” Tonight, #Michelle explains to @RobinRoberts why she felt like writing about the 2008 campaign. https://t.co/kMrNyXS5Os pic.twitter.com/66OF8AC73j
— 20/20 (@ABC2020) November 12, 2018
But it was her shocking admission of suffering a miscarriage and going the route of IVF to help bring Malia and Sasha Obama into the world that left us stunned.
“I felt lost and alone and I feel like I failed because I didn’t know how common miscarriages were…because we don’t talk about them. The biological clock is real. Egg production is limited and I realized that. At 35 we had to do IVF.”
Watch the entire clip below:
— Good Morning America (@GMA) November 12, 2018
Infertility has long been a taboo subject in culture, but we’re seeing more and more everyday women along with celebrities like Gabrielle Union ( after suffering “eight or nine” miscarriages, she and husband Dwyane Wade just welcome their first child together last week via surrogate), Remy Ma and even Kandi Burruss
TELL US: Have you experienced issues with infertility?