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From the start, Dr. Ariela Marshall, a hematologist at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, remained convinced that if she worked harder, longer, and better, she would be successful. And she did it: she graduated as a valedictorian, attended an elite college, and was accepted into a major medical school.

But one realization escaped him: having a baby. She had postponed her pregnancy until she was firmly established in her career, but when she finally decided to try to have children, at 34, she was surprised to find that she couldn’t even with fertility drugs. Dr Marshall attributed it to working frequently at night, as well as stress and lack of sleep, which can affect reproductive cycles.

When she reached out to other female doctors to share her story, she learned that she was far from alone; many women in her labor also struggled with infertility or full term delivery.