Laura Henshaw has revealed that the only question she’s tired of hearing is when she’s going to get pregnant.
The fitness guru, who recently married her partner Dalton Graham last November, made the confession Friday in a post on her Instagram.
“I’m often asked this and wanted to kindly remind you why I’m never asking this question of anyone again,” Laura, 28, began in a series of slides of written text.
Banned: Laura Henshaw shared a candid post about why you shouldn’t ask women if they want kids
The co-founder of Keep It Cleaner pointed to issues women face with infertility, the constant worries she has about her “fertile window,” and the decision not to have children.
“If we want children, it doesn’t mean we can,” she continued. “Unfortunately, infertility is much more common than you might ever think.”
Laura contrasted how there is a ‘fear’ of getting pregnant at a younger age with a ‘100%’ certainty that you’ll get pregnant when you’re older, but when you’re in your twenties there’s ‘not a 100% chance’ of getting pregnant.
‘I’ll never ask anyone this question again’: The fitness guru revealed she’s fed up with pregnancy questions before listing the reasons why, including infertility, the constant worries about the ‘fertile window’ and the decision not to have kids
“At an age when we are still ready, we have yet to think about what our plans will be, because there is a certain fertile period.”
Laura then questioned her own fertility, saying it’s something she worries and “thinks about often.”
‘What if I wait too long and miss the window? And then I wish I’d started sooner.’
“I hope to have children, but I don’t know how fertile I am – I’ll have to wait and see,” she added.
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The fitness influencer then sheds light on the decision not to have children.
“There is so much societal pressure to follow a certain path in life – finish school, go to university, get married, have children, etc. The best thing about your own life is that you get to choose.”
She concluded the post: “I think when people hire, it becomes difficult for those who don’t feel like there are children in their path.”
She concluded the post: “I think when people hire, it becomes difficult for those who don’t feel like there are children in their path.” In the picture with her husband Dalton
Laura married her partner Dalton Graham in a beautiful ceremony in Victoria’s Yarra Valley last November.
The couple held a wedding and reception at the Levantine Hill Estate, with Laura calling the day an “absolute dream.”
Dalton also took the beautiful bride’s last name.
‘What an absolute dream and we got to take the boys with us,’ she began, referring to their dogs who were present at the event with bows.
She’s a blushing bride! Laura married her partner Dalton Graham in a beautiful ceremony in Victoria’s Yarra Valley last November
‘Dream location and clothes. Dream everything, I am speechless.’
Among her bridesmaids, who all wore beautiful white silk dresses, was her co-founder of Keep it Cleaner, Steph Claire Smith.
Laura became engaged in 2018 to partner Dalton, who runs his own advertising and marketing agency.
Earlier this year, Laura revealed she had to postpone their wedding for the fourth time as Victoria entered another Covid lockdown
Her Girls: Among her bridesmaids, all of whom wore gorgeous white silk dresses, was her Keep it Cleaner co-founder, Steph Claire Smith (second from left)