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.
Grief. Guilt. Isolation. Eli Weinstein and his wife experienced all of these complicated emotions and more on their fertility journey. As a male, a therapist and a Modern Orthodox Jew, Eli felt particularly alone and misunderstood throughout the experience. Today he’s sharing his story and why it’s so important for him now to help individuals and couples trying to conceive.
In this time of global crisis, preserving our mental health is of the utmost importance. Watch this video recording of Elyse Ash asking fertility mental health experts, Debbie Fischer and Dr. Deborah Simmons, how the TTC community can best try to manage their stress, anxiety, anger and fear in this post-Coronavirus world.
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.