A New Lens on Infertility (and the Art of Healing)

November 18, 2014 6:23 PM

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The camera focuses on a man and woman seated side-by-side, a portrait in warm light at the couple's home in Michigan. It's in this simple set up, just David and Alicia Petrucci with their cat, Reynolds, on a Sunday morning, that we can clearly see strength that has moved them through a long and difficult journey.

Several years ago, David was diagnosed with azoospermia, a lack of any sperm count, while Alicia was found to have diminished ovarian reserve, or far fewer eggs and eggs of lower quality than she should have for her age. After a couple of unsuccessful yet harrowing tries at in vitro fertilization, a...

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