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He settles the barren woman in her home as a happy mother of children.
Psalms 113:9

Be encouraged, God has some special promises about overcoming miscarriage(s) for the believer.
See Miscarriage

Is any thing too hard for the LORD? At the time appointed I will return unto thee, according to the time of life, and Sarah shall have a son.
Genesis 18:14, Genesis 21:1

"By faith Sarah herself also received strength to conceive seed, and she bore a child when she was past the age, because she judged Him faithful who had promised."
Hebrews 11:11

"Isaac prayed to the LORD on behalf of his wife, because she was barren; and the LORD answered him and Rebekah his wife conceived."
Genesis 25:21

"For this child I prayed, and the LORD has granted me my petition which I asked of Him."
1 Samuel 1:27

But the angel said, "Don't be afraid, Zechariah! For God has heard your prayer, and your wife, Elizabeth, will bear you a son! And you are to name him John.
Luke 1:13

"Because the midwives feared God, he gave them families of their own.
Exodus 1:21

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Women and Men who overcame Infertility in the Bible

From little annoyances to major life challenges, we all deal with obstacles in life. For many, infertility can be a demoralizing and frightening obstacle. In addition, some experience a deeply personal heartache due to miscarriage.

Take comfort, you are not alone. Many of the greatest people in the Bible struggled with infertility issues. However, through God they overcame and gave birth to healthy children, and many of these children grew up to be powerfully influential people.

God does not withhold any good thing from those who walk uprightly (Psalms 84:11). In the Bible, every instance of a person that sought God to conceive and birth children eventually had a child.

Couple Struggling
Biblical Reference
Abraham and Sarah Both well advanced in age and beyond the age of childbearing (Genesis 18:11). God promises them a child (Genesis 17:15-21, Genesis 18:9-15).
Abraham and then Sarah believe the promise (Genesis 15:6, Hebrews 11:11).
Isaac Genesis 15-21
Isaac and Rebekah Rebekah was barren Issac pleads with the Lord on behalf of his wife and God grants his plea. Twins: Esau and Jacob Genesis 25:21
Rachel and Jacob Rachel was barren God listens to Rachel and opens her womb (Genesis 30:22 and Genesis 30:24). Joseph and Benjamin Genesis 29, 30
Manoah and his wife No children because wife was barren Angel of the LORD appears to woman and tells her she shall conceive and bear a son (Judges 13:3).
Manoah receives the promise (Judges 13:12).
Samson Judges 13
Hannah and Elkanah Hannah was barren Hannah weeps in anguish and prays asking God for a son. The LORD remembers her and she conceives and births a child. Samuel,
3 more sons, and 2 daughters (1 Samuel 2:21)
1 Samuel 1
The great Shunammite woman and husband The woman was barren and her husband was old The prophet Elisha promises her that she will have a son within a year and she does. A son 2 Kings 4:8-17
Elisabeth and Zachariah Both well-stricken in years and barren
Zachariah prays. An angel appears to Zachariah promising a son. John the Baptist Luke 1

The scripture states that God is not a respecter of persons and will not show partiality or favoritism. IF God answered these prayers will he not answer yours? (Acts 10:34, see also God is Not a Respecter of Persons)