Michelle Obama Reveals She Suffered A Miscarriage Before IVF: ‘I Felt Like I Failed’

Michelle Obama just got honest about her infertility struggles. See what she had to say about conceiving through IVF after a miscarriage!

Obama 'daughters conceived by IVF'

In her new memoir, Becoming, the former first lady also revealed she had a miscarriage 20 years ago.

'I felt like I had failed': Michelle Obama had miscarriage, used IVF to conceive

Michelle Obama has revealed that she suffered a devastating miscarriage 20 years ago, while opening up about 'having to do' in vitro fertilization to then conceive her two daughters with former president Barack The former first lady, 54, candidly discusses the miscarriage in her new memoir, Becoming, and explained in an interview with Robin Roberts, which aired in part on Good Morning America on Friday, that she made the decision to share her own painful experience so publicly in order to help others who have had to ensure a similar loss.

Michelle Obama reveals her miscarriage heartbreak, turning to IVF

Michelle Obama felt like she “failed” when she suffered a miscarriage 20 years ago and revealed that she conceived her daughters through in vitro fertilization.


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Barack and Michelle Obama suffered miscarriage and had marriage counseling

Mrs Obama, 54, told Good Morning America that losing the unborn child 20 years ago left her feeling 'lost and alone', and that she underwent marriage counseling to help through rocky patches in their marriage

Michelle Obama opens up about miscarriage, IVF and Donald Trump in her new memoir

Michelle Obama spoke to ABC News' Robin Roberts for a prime-time ABC special.