We all know that sleep plays a huge role in our lives, affecting our mood, outlook and health. Getting a good night’s sleep helps refresh and restore our organ systems and also helps us regulate important hormones in our body. In this piece, Caitlin Townsend shares more about why sleep matters when it comes to your fertility.
Creating an adoption profile can be intimidating and overwhelming; but this is one part of the adoption process that you have complete control over and it can have a huge impact on your success. Hal Kaufman shares how to gain back control and hope by creating an adoption profile that will stand out.
Infertility can spark a lot of questions like, “Why is this happening to me?” And “Do I deserve to be a parent?” But it can feel twice as complicated and shame-filled if you once terminated a pregnancy and are now struggling to conceive. Elizabeth Folz, a psychotherapist, shares some ways to cope with infertility after terminating a pregnancy.
Finding a fertility doctor (also called a “reproductive endocrinologist”) you trust and who understands your specific case and needs, is a hugely important part of the infertility treatment process. Dr. Ellen Goldstein shares some tips on when to find an RE, how to know if they’re a good fit and what types of questions to ask.
The holidays can bring a lot of stress when you’re dealing with infertility. The prying questions from nosy aunts. The pregnancy announcements tucked into holiday cards. The reminder of another year gone by. In this piece, we’re sharing 7 ways to cope with and even enjoy the holidays during infertility.
Infertility can put stress on even the strongest marriages. In this piece, Rena Gower LCSW shares why infertility can wreck havoc on your love life, how sex for fun is different than sex for conception, and how to stay connected with your partner during the ups and downs of testing, treatments and all things trying to conceive.