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The Importance of Resilience During Fertility Treatment

During the course of fertility treatment, many patients experience burnout and emotional exhaustion. However, according to Dr. Alice Domar, Ph.D., Executive Director of the Domar Centre for Mind/Body Health, if patients stay in treatment longer, they have a much better chance of getting pregnant. Numerous studies that characterize chances to conceive underscore this fact: namely, …

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Maintaining Your Relationship During Fertility Treatments

By: Reina Zatylny, MSW, RSW Couples can face many challenges while trying to have a child. One especially difficult challenge that some couples face is keeping their relationship intact as fertility issues often impose emotional and psychological stress on relationships, sometimes leading to discord and separation. Couples who are able to maintain a high degree …

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