Infertility

Infertility is a medical condition that is defined by a couple’s inability to become pregnant after a year of having unprotected sexual intercourse. Infertility often creates one of the most distressing life crises that a couple has ever experienced together.

The long term inability to conceive a child can evoke significant feelings of loss. Coping with the multitude of medical decisions and the uncertainties that infertility brings can create great emotional upheaval for most couples.

If you find yourself feeling anxious, depressed, out of control, or isolated, you are not alone. Read more on the reproductivefacts.org website

Reproductive Trauma of Infertility

Did you know that when a couple suffers from the challenges of infertility, it is a multilayered loss that requires grieving? The loss can be crippling because the inability to have children is tethered to their childhood desires of being parents, societal expectations, manifestation of the love shared with their partner as well as a feeling of being incomplete. All those emotions can be overwhelming.

Infertility is a medical condition that is defined by a couple’s inability to become pregnant after a year of having unprotected sexual intercourse. Approximately 1 in 8 couples have trouble getting pregnant or sustaining a pregnancy. Approximately one-third of infertility is attributed to the female partner, one-third attributed to the male partner and one-third is caused by a combination of problems in both partners or is unexplained. Read more on the asrm.org website.

Infertility often creates one of the most distressing life crises that a couple has ever experienced together. The long term inability to conceive a child can evoke significant feelings of loss. Coping with the multitude of medical decisions and the uncertainties that infertility brings can create great emotional upheaval for most couples. If you find yourself feeling anxious, depressed, out of control, or isolated with this issue, you are not alone. Read more on the reproductivefacts.org website

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