Yerma

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A 1 in 4 chance of loss.

A 32.2% success rate under the age of 35, reducing to 27.7% between 35 and 37.

A deadline, a ticking clock, a biological timebomb.

The modern language and reality of struggling to conceive a child have become inadvertently brutal, distilling what was once personal and familial grief to statistics made public.  Trying (failing). Round 1. Round 2. Round 3. Ding ding, you’re out.

Read more at The Sick of the Fringe.

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