In September 2020, Dori Gelfman joined Fruitful as our Community Manager. With 15 years of experience working as a registered nurse, the last 8 in fertility, Dori loves helping people through family building challenges. Here’s what makes Dori passionate about the fertility community and why she says patients need both access to great healthcare and emotional support.
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.
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?