Health Matters: Dealing with Infertility

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The Sellers are getting ready to celebrate their son's 2nd birthday this November, a celebration both Brittani and Danny have longed to see. Their journey getting there started about 8 years ago.
The Little Rock couple started trying for a baby in 2007, but nothing positive showed up on the test for about a year.
"I went to my local gynecologist and went from there, starting tests and blood work," said Brittani.
Everything seemed fine, but Brittani had to go through a series of infertility treatments.The Sellers didn't realize the hefty price tag that came along with it.
"It was very very emotional. You just don't know when to keep going and keep draining and using your credit cards or using all of your savings," she said.
Since their insurance didn't cover the costs, Brittani and Danny were spending $1200 a month on treatments.That, on top of coping with a miscarriage, became too much to handle.
"It was very emotionally straining on our relationship and me as a woman."
Brittani started researching online and came across Baby Quest Foundation -- a non-profit that offers grants to couples to help pay for infertility treatments.
Fast forward to November 2013, the Sellers welcomed Grayson into the world.
"Just the fact he was here and crying--it's surreal," said Danny. 
The laughs, smiles and tears-- all worth it in the end.
"Without their help, we would not have Grayson at all," said Brittani.
"He is our miracle," said Danny.
He's a also a reminder to never give up, no matter how difficult the road to parenthood can be.
"Don't let it defeat you. Just step up and be the positive influence and the rock that she needs," said Danny. 

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