We as women have been taught for ages to be quiet on certain topics. Especially things like fertility. And nowadays, we're talking about this stuff more openly, even at work! IVF treatments, infertility journeys, pregnancy difficulties, and more have become commonplace water cooler chat.
Rachel Feintzeig is the Work & Life columnist at The Wall Street Journal, writing about the intersection of jobs and everything else. She covers management and career trends as a reporter for the paper's management bureau, writing about everything from dating at work to people who get tattoos of their company's logo.
She talks about breaching difficult personal life topics to coworkers and supervisors, the shift to being more open about these struggles at work, and her own IVF and miscarriage journey.
Check out her latest WSJ column Fertility Treatments are Now Company Business.