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How Jimmy Fallon is helping infertile couples across America

Jimmy Fallon and his wife Nancy Juvonen’s openness about using a surrogate came as quite a surprise; especially since so many celebrities stay silent about their fertility struggles – even when gushing over their “miracle baby”.

Although 1 in 6 U.S. couples faces problems conceiving, many still feel funny telling others that they are undergoing treatment. In fact, infertility is one of the last great cultural taboos. One survey of infertile couples found that 61% hid their infertility from family and friends, and half didn’t share it with their mothers. Why the secrecy?

Read the full article here, Coming Out of the Fertility Closet by Sarah Elizabeth Richards, Time Ideas – August 11, 2013