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Explanation: As = because (a little more formal)
to be unable to = coulnd not (a little formal)
Another possibility is "As she was having trouble conceiving", though 'to have trouble doing somthing' is more informal than the above.
I hope they help!
Neil Phillipson Local time: 20:45 Native speaker of: English PRO pts in category: 4
24 mins confidence: peer agreement (net): +3
...they could not conceive
Explanation: might be better, because then the woman does not get all the blame.
Swantje Holtken Local time: 20:45 Native speaker of: German PRO pts in category: 4
Thank you very much. I choose this option because it's more neutral.
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