- One in every eight couples struggles to conceive or to maintain a pregnancy
- Michelle Sukhdeo's polycystic ovarian syndrome caused her to struggle with infertility
- After sharing her infertility journey with CNN, Sukhdeo learned a lot about herself
Michelle Sukhdeo, 31, from Long Island, New York, is an instructional coach in a Bronx middle school. She has been married for five years and has one daughter.
(CNN)I am one in eight. One in every eight couples struggles to conceive or to maintain a pregnancy. I did not realize the magnitude of that statistic, the amount of women I would meet who also are one in eight. I did not know the journey into heartbreak, heartache, sisterhood and loss that I would experience.