Category Archives: Infertility

Coping with Infertility

Recently, Giuliana Rancic shared her very private struggle with infertility with readers of USA Today.  Stories by people in the public eye who struggle with anxiety, depression and infertility can bring comfort to many who read their words. We realize … Continue reading

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Communication and Infertility

You’ve been trying to conceive a baby for some time and still you are not pregnant. You worry that something may be wrong.  Sometimes, this is the most difficult stage in the process of dealing with infertility – just admitting … Continue reading

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How Do Men Deal with Infertility?

Remember the old saying, men are from Mars and women are from Venus?  In many ways, men and women are emotionally wired a bit differently.  When dealing with infertility, it is important to understand the different coping mechanisms men and … Continue reading

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Managing Doctors Appointments While Dealing With Infertility

Being diagnosed with infertility is stressful – you want a baby and you have to come to terms with the fact that your body isn’t cooperating.  Once you have been diagnosed with infertility you may begin the process of trying … Continue reading

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GUILTY FEELINGS AND INFERTILITY

When you struggle with infertility you may experience a myriad of emotions ranging from anger to sadness to fear and possibly guilt.  It is hard for those not dealing with infertility to understand that guilt often arises as a result … Continue reading

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Dealing with Infertility

As a NYC psychotherapist I have a particular focus on helping individuals and couples deal with infertility.  Often new patients seek out therapy to get help with developing a plan to get through this challenging time.  They may have just … Continue reading

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How Do I Find the Right Fertility Clinic?

If you’ve decided it’s time to contact a fertility specialist in order to become pregnant, start by doing some thinking and homework. It is important to spend the time and energy to find a clinic that’s a good fit and … Continue reading

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“When Are You Starting Your Family?”

With the holiday season upon us, many people are planning to spend time with family and friends.  If you are married/partnered/single and in your child bearing years, you may be ready to start a family of your own.  You may … Continue reading

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The Pros and Cons of Fertility Drugs

Infertility is being unable to naturally conceive a child after regular, unprotected sexual intercourse for over one year. Many couples who hope to become parents are diagnosed with infertility. The causes and treatments are many and couples face a number … Continue reading

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Coping with Infertility

There are so many facets when dealing with infertility that can leave you feeling emotionally overwhelmed.  There is the medical/financial side of the issue with doctors appointments and insurance…then you have well intentioned parents and friends who ask “when are … Continue reading

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