The symptoms are astonishing — fibroids that can be seen from the outside of a woman's belly, uncontrollable bleeding, and pain radiating with such intensity that a wedding had to be canceled. The remedies are not much better. One woman said she was "filleted" during a surgery to remove the lesions. Still, when women remember the most painful aspects of fertility challenges, most often, they recall how they felt emotionally. They silently shoulder the burden of loss, internalize messages about self-worth, and experience the stress of grappling with medical systems that treat infertility as if it's something new.