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Three Unintentional Sources of Stress for Fertility Patients

Posted in General | Tagged Fertility Care, Fertility support August 26, 2019

Living with infertility and undergoing fertility treatment can be stressful for anyone. You enter the process—sometimes having already having spent months or years trying to conceive through intercourse—with high expectations, adding extra pressure to an already emotionally fraught ordeal. Knowing what stressors to look for ahead of time can help you better handle them along the way. Here are thr…

How to Help Friends and Family Struggling with Fertility Issues

Posted in General | Tagged Fertility support, Fertility care March 25, 2019

When someone you care for is going through something you haven’t experienced, you may feel at a loss as to how to best support him or her. The good news is that if you’re struggling, it means you’re probably a compassionate, thoughtful person. The downside is that not everyone knows the right thing to do or say in difficult emotional situations. No one wants to accidentally let slip something insen…

Three Questions You May Not Have Known to Ask Your Fertility Specialist

Posted in General | Tagged Fertility consultation, Male factor fertility, Male infertility testing, Fertility promotions, Promotions, Fertility support January 25, 2019

Keeping your thoughts organized during fertility treatment is not without its challenges. There can be a lot that you need to stay on top of, like appointments, medications, procedure dates, and more. As we’ve noted in previous blog posts, we do recommend preparing a list of questions ahead of your appointments, including your first consultation. These questions should cover any previous medical d…

Are Men Forgotten During the Fertility Treatment Process?

Posted in General | Tagged Male factor fertility, Male fertility, Male infertility, Male infertility testing, Fertility support group, Fertility support January 18, 2019

During discussions between couples about whether a fertility issue exists, more often than not, testing and treatment begin down a singular route — the female partner. Of course, for some, they may already be aware of a fertility or medical issue with either partner, so bypassing one partner is a logical choice. However, for those who are new to the struggle to conceive and are unaware of p…

Fertility and Family Planning During the Holiday Season

Posted in General | Tagged Infertility, Holiday season, Fertility support, Fertility treatment November 19, 2018

If you’re in the middle of fertility treatment or working toward family planning goals during the holiday season, you might be feeling some added pressure. Not only are you spending time and energy trying to build your family, but the holidays can bring high expectations for spending even more time and energy on gifts, parties, travel and other holiday-related activities. Additionally, you might f…