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Infertility Support

Support and good information are critical as you work toward resolving your infertility.

Infertility Support Articles

Family and friends can be the best and the worst sources of support. You may hate that some people find and propose answers or solutions for your infertility. On the other hand, some friends or family may be so uncomfortable with the experience you are going through that they don’t bring it up, making you feel even more isolated and alone.

Women undergoing infertility treatment report the same level of stress, anxiety, and depression as women who have cancer, HIV, or heart disease. Chronic stress can lead to depression and lower resistance to disease.

Infertility is a life crisis. Understanding medical tests and treatments and facing medical expenses can be difficult. Your life plan and your body may feel out of your control while you strive to build your family.

Infertility Support Videos

Holiday Survival Tips while Trying to Conceive : Episode 2

Bummed out by all of the pregnancy announcements, baby bumps and nudges about when you're going to procreate? Well, that's the holidays for you -- but it doesn't mean you should suffer alone. Here are some tips for surviving the holidays while struggling to conceive.

If you have a question for our Ask the Patient series, please email it to JennNixon@FertilityAuthority.com.

Ask the Patient - Episode 1

Fertility Authority's brand new ASK THE PATIENT series! Here you can view videos from patients who have gone through fertility treatment - either currently or recently, and submit your own questions to be answered via video here on FertilityAuthority.com.

You can submit your question to Jenn by emailing her at JennNixon@FertilityAuthority.com.

How Can I Reduce Stress During Fertility Treatments?

Alice D. Domar Ph.D. of Domar Center for Mind/Body Health discusses how to reduce stress during fertility treatments.