Michelle Robinson Obama is a lawyer, university administrator and American writer who served as First Lady of the United States from 2009 to 2017. She is married to the 44th President of the United States. United States, Barack Obama, and was the first African-American First Lady. .
Michelle Obama says she felt “lost and alone” after suffering a miscarriage, 20 years ago, and underwent in vitro fertilization to conceive her two daughters.
“I felt I had failed because I did not know how common spontaneous abortions were because we did not talk about them,” the former first lady said in an interview aired on Friday by ABC’s “Good Morning America.”
“We sit in our own pain, thinking that somehow we are broken.” Mrs. Obama, 54, said that she and Barack Obama underwent fertilization treatments to conceive the daughters Sasha and Malia, now 17 and 20 years old. We were 34 and 35 years old, we had to do IVF, “he said in excerpts from a special ABC set that will air on Sunday.