Infertility Counseling

Research shows that social connection benefits our physical, emotional, and mental health. When we have secure emotional connections, we feel more confident, more independent, and we’re more likely to be successful. It may not come as a surprise that a thriving intimate relationship is also based on emotional connection. But sometimes those relationships falter and… Read more

A few ideas for navigating the season of joy (and stress) when everyone knows you don’t have a baby yet. Trying to conceive is not always a bottle of wine and a bouquet of roses. For some, the process can be arduous and emotional. As supportive as family and friends are trying to be, their… Read more

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… Read more

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… Read more

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… Read more

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… Read more

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… Read more