Posts Tagged "coping with infertility"

Coping With Infertility: A Mind-Body Medicine Approach

Posted by on Feb 19, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Research has shown that the psychological stress of infertility can affect your marriage, your relationship with others, and even your career.  It also can contribute greatly to health problems including heart disease, cancer and hypertension.  The impact stress has on reproductive health is inconclusive.  The research is mixed as to whether stress causes infertility, but we do know that infertility, and treatment for infertility causes stress.  We have learned that relieving the stress associated with infertility can increase the likelihood of conception. For most people that have been...

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At a Cross Roads With Your Infertility? Counseling Options in Kansas City Can Help!

Posted by on Aug 20, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Regardless of where you are on your family building journey, deciding what to do next can be such a difficult decision!  When not successful at conceiving, each month that passes without a pregnancy is devastating, whether you were trying to conceive through assisted reproductive technology, or the good old-fashioned way.  I still often wonder if people really get pregnant the old-fashioned way… When you find yourself at a cross roads about what to do next, weighing your options is a good idea.  It is important to take your time and not rush yourself, or your spouse.  It is important to...

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Explaining Unexplained Infertility

Posted by on May 14, 2013 in Blog, coping, couples, emotions, fertility, infertility, infertilty | 0 comments

If you are dealing with unexplained infertility it might be helpful to know it is a relatively common diagnosis.  In fact, 20% of all couples receive this diagnosis. Unexplained Infertility is defined as the absence of a definable cause for a couple’s failure to achieve pregnancy after 12 months of attempting conception despite a thorough evaluation. Any couple that experiences infertility knows the difficult and frustrating emotions that come along with the diagnosis.  Couples that receive a diagnosis of unexplained infertility agonize over the unknown origin of their inability to...

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Diagnosis Infertility: Now What?

Posted by on Sep 11, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

If you have recently received an infertility diagnosis from your physician, or perhaps diagnosed yourself based on information you accessed from the world wide web, you are likely feeling overwhelmed, scared, and uncertain.  There are many other feelings that may have come and gone, only to resurface again the next day, week, or month. One of the most overwhelming things about being diagnosed with infertility is that the number of decisions to be made are numerous and varied.  Knowing what to do and when to do it are significant challenges for women and couples.  One reason this is true is...

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