It’s the elephant in the room that no one wants to talk about. You’ve just received great news: You’re pregnant! But your sister has been trying to have children for multiple years only to have miscarriage after miscarriage. You know she’s struggling. So how do you, someone who loves your sister and wants to be sensitive to her trials, share the great news about your pregnancy? Will she start crying? Will she be mad at you? Will this change your relationship forever? Telling close friends and family who are struggling with infertility and/or childlessness about new pregnancies or developments in your children’s lives can be difficult. But, like any difference between people, it can be handled in a way that leaves all involved at peace.
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