The infertility community is known for being an encouraging, hope-filled community, usually cheering one another on with positive messages like “Never give up!” But is there such a thing as too much positivity? Psychotherapist and fertility coach Cristina DiBartolomeo discusses what happens when positivity while TTC turns toxic.
Many people struggling to get pregnant or start a family often experience feelings of anxiety or depression. But how do you know if you could benefit from working with a trained professional? Perth-based psychologist Rebecca Glorie shares the signs that indicate it might be time to start working with a therapist.
Podcasts can be a great way to get the information and support you need when dealing with the heartache of infertility. They’re covert, free, oftentimes funny and produced with so much love and energy! Today we’re sharing our favorite fertility podcasts and asking our readers which ones they also can’t live without.
Arguably one of the most painful aspects of going through infertility is how misunderstood it is. No matter how hard our friends and family try to get it…they just don’t. Here are 4 metaphors you can use to try and convey just how frustrating, heartbreaking and crazy-making the whole fertility experience can be.
Infertility is a traumatic life event for millions of women and men. And because talking about it is still taboo, few people feel comfortable opening up to their friends and family. This makes others who have gone through the experience ideal allies for those in need of emotional support. But what exactly makes someone a good fertility mentor?