Michelle’s baby loss heartache

The Herald - - INTERNATIONAL -

Michelle Obama has said she felt “lost and alone” af­ter suf­fer­ing a mis­car­riage 20 years ago and un­der­went IVF to con­ceive her two daugh­ters.

She told ABC in an in­ter­view aired on Good Morn­ing Amer­ica that she felt like she had “failed be­cause I didn’t know how com­mon mis­car­riages were, be­cause we don’t talk about them”.

Mrs Obama, 54, said she and Barack Obama “had to do IVF” to con­ceive Sasha and Malia, now aged 17 and 20.

In her me­moir Be­com­ing, set to come out on Tues­day, the for­mer first lady writes openly about ev­ery­thing from grow­ing up in Chicago to con­fronting racism in pub­lic life.

„ Michelle Obama said she had IVF to con­ceive.

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