Infertility Counseling

In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) can be life-transforming when it works.  Unfortunately, it can also be a source of physical and emotional stress for both partners. While emotional distress is inherent to infertility, IVF protocols have a number of stressful aspects that often increase emotional distress. These stress factors include: the initial stages of IVF  may… Continue Reading

Infertility and its treatment can be very stressful, causing tension and   strain in even the strongest relationships.  Although the stress due to Infertility affects both men and women, they tend to experience it differently.  This article explains what some of these differences are so that you can better understand the way you and your partner… Continue Reading

Did you know that one out of six couples have problems getting or staying pregnant? It is hard to be positive and not be worried when you face negative pregnancy test results month after month.  It is common to feel disappointed, angry, guilty and stressed.  You may feel as if you are on an emotional… Continue Reading

If you are you dreading the upcoming holiday season, you are probably not alone. Holidays can be a wonderful time to get together with friends and family, but often, you can easily become stressed because you do not have the child that you have been wishing for. Christmas may be one of hardest holidays, because… Continue Reading

When you are trying to conceive, the beginning of your cycle each month can be a time where you feel encouraged and optimistic. You are hopeful that perhaps this time you will get pregnant. And when this doesn’t occur, you may find that when pregnancy evades you once again, you sink into hopelessness and despair… Continue Reading