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.
Everyone has their limit when it comes to dealing with infertility. And everyone’s limit looks totally differently. In this piece, Katie shares why she and her husband Nic decided to stop when it came time to pursue invasive fertility treatments like IUI and IVF, and how she feels about that decision today.
A common misconception about trying to conceive is that the “trying” part is fun. But what people don’t understand is that even though you’re having a lot of sex, it’s depressing sex. And this can affect your relationship both while trying to get pregnant, and beyond. Today we’re talking about how to reconnect with your partner after you’re done trying.
Did you know that male factor infertility accounts for over 30% of infertility cases? That’s why our friends at Trak created the first FDA approved at-home sperm fertility tracker. Read on to learn how easy (and helpful) it is to test your sperm quality and quantity at home. It’s a serious game-changer!
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.