Michelle Obama opened up about her complications in getting pregnant. The former first-lady of the United States, spoke about her experience with miscarriages and the emotions that swarmed her thereafter. She said, “I felt like I failed because I didn’t know how common miscarriages were because we don’t talk about them.”
Obama, revealed that she and her husband relied on in vitro fertilization to conceive their two children, Malia and Sasha Obama. She experienced her first miscarriage 20 years ago, and remembers feeling “lost and alone.”
Obama, 54, shared the news on ABC’s “Good Morning America.” During the conversation, she touched on topics regarding her problems with fertility, marriage, the White House, and her book. Obama’s memoir, “Becoming,” hits shelves soon.
You can catch the interview in full, when it airs on Sunday.