The following is an autoethnographic account of the experience of infertility, constructed as a dialogue representing personal, interpersonal, biomedical, and textual voices. The dialogue includes excerpts from other autoethnographic work on infertility, medical records, voicemail messages and interviews, medical texts and brochures, and memoir. The body of this dialogue is a series of vignettes reflecting the lived experience of an infertile patient during and after treatment, and a collection of statements elucidating the specifics of fertility privilege. The essay highlights the conflicting voices and messages surrounding infertility treatment and identity.
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