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Getting Through the Holidays

Posted by on Oct 22, 2013 in Blog, coping, emotions, holidays, infertility | 0 comments

The dread of the holiday season is upon us once again.  The holidays are stressful for everyone, not just for individuals and couples that have been diagnosed with infertility, and may be going through treatment for infertility.  However, the holiday season is a time frame that can be a land mine of opportunity for ramping up the already painful emotions that are part of the journey to build your family.  If you are reading this now, it is possible that what got you through last Thanksgiving and Christmas or Chanukah, was the vision of a baby to celebrate the season with next year.  And...

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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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Pregnancy Envy Does Not Mean You Are Crazy….

Posted by on Apr 11, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

For those women out there who are trying to have a baby, and it’s just not happening, it is likely you have experienced feelings of jealousy and/or envy when hearing someone’s pregnancy news, or when seeing another pregnant woman.  You are not crazy, nor are you unique in having this emotion.  As crazy as you might feel, please be reassured you are not.  Every woman I have ever known, personally or professionally that has had difficulty conceiving has experienced these feelings of jealousy or envy.  Yes I mean every woman, and that includes myself. What makes these difficult emotions...

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Support From Family & Friends During Infertility Treatment

Posted by on Nov 6, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

One of the many challenges people like you face when making decisions about family building options, or going through treatment is the type of “support” they receive from family and friends that know they are trying to have a baby.   Often, those that are closest unknowingly say and do things that are insensitive and hurtful.  They ask inappropriate questions, and often times give advice that is not wanted or helpful. There are many ways to respond to friends and loved ones when you feel hurt, sad, or angry because of something they have said or done.  You may avoid phone calls or...

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