‘Michelle Obama effect’ sees more African American women seeking fertility treatment 1 year after ‘Becoming’

In former First Lady Michell Obama’s book, “Becoming,” she wrote about her infertility, “a revelation that has led to a “Michelle Obama effect” on the number of African American women exploring fertility treatment,” according to Good Morning America.

“There is a whole long list of celebrities who have shared something about their infertility but this was different,” said Barbara Collura, president and CEO of RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association. “When Michelle Obama spoke out it was like earth-shattering. It was a very big deal,” she told GMA.

You can read more about this on Good Morning America’s web site.

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