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How to Tell Your Boyfriend You Can’t Have Children

When is the right time to have “the talk” about having kids with someone you’re dating? Even more importantly, how do you say “I can’t have children” if you’ve been diagnosed with infertility? These tips for telling someone you’re in love with – and perhaps even considering marrying – will give you the support and confidence you need. A reader inspired me to write this article. “How and when do I tell someone I’m dating that I am infertile?” asked Amanda on 9 Tips for a Happy Marriage for Co...
Tags: Health, Emotional Health, Infertility, Don, Amanda, Betty, Can't Get Pregnant, Why Cant I Have A Baby, Couples Coping With Infertility, Infertility And Marriage, Infertility Stress, Coping With Infertility, Hope & Acceptance, Infertile Women, Unable To Conceive


Do You Feel Guilty Because You Can’t Get Pregnant?

Feelings of guilt and shame are common for women who can’t get pregnant. Men, too, struggle with shame and guilty feelings if they can’t “produce” a baby. Sometimes husbands and wives blame each other. I get comments from wives whose husbands make them feel guilty for not getting pregnant. This is ironic because there is a 33% chance that the pregnancy isn’t happening because of male fertility issues! Men who shame or guilt their wives for not conceiving have no idea how foolish they’re being. N...
Tags: Health, Emotional Health, God, Infertility, Can't Get Pregnant, Goal Of Getting Pregnant, Why Cant I Have A Baby, Want To Get Pregnant, Couples Coping With Infertility, Emotional Issues Of Infertility, Coping With Infertility, Depression & Anxiety, Infertility Guilt


9 Tips for a Happy Marriage for Couples Who Can’t Conceive

Is your relationship with your husband suffering because you can’t get pregnant? Problems getting pregnant and fertility treatments are harder on a marriage than financial stress! That’s just my opinion, not a research-proven statistic. My husband and I spent years trying to get pregnant and learning ways to be happy through the stress and grief of fertility treatments that failed. You are normal, and you are not alone. These marriage tips for couples who can’t get pregnant and who are coping...
Tags: Health, Hawaii, Fertility problems, Jack, Infertility, Relationship Tips, Don, Angie, Big Brothers, Jeanette, Gary Chapman, Waichler, Can't Get Pregnant, Female Fertility, Couples Coping With Infertility, Tips For Infertile Couples


How to Have a Happy Marriage When You Can’t Get Pregnant

Is your relationship with your husband suffering because you can’t get pregnant? Problems getting pregnant and fertility treatments are harder on a marriage than financial stress! That’s just my opinion, not a research-proven statistic. My husband and I spent years trying to get pregnant and learning ways to be happy through the stress and grief of fertility treatments that failed. You are normal, and you are not alone. These marriage tips for couples who can’t get pregnant and who are coping...
Tags: Health, Hawaii, Fertility problems, Jack, Infertility, Relationship Tips, Don, Angie, Big Brothers, Jeanette, Gary Chapman, Waichler, Can't Get Pregnant, Female Fertility, Couples Coping With Infertility, Tips For Infertile Couples


Asking God to Help You Have a Baby

Maybe you’ve been praying to get pregnant for months or even years…and nothing! Or maybe you’ve had failed pregnancy attempts, miscarriages, even stillbirths. Your heart is broken; you’ve been asking God for a baby for so long and the answer is always no. How do you keep your hopes up and your faith alive?I wrote Prayers for Women Who Are Trying to Get Pregnant when my husband and I were hoping and praying for a child. We started trying to conceive when I was 39 and he was 42, never dreaming tha...
Tags: Health, Jesus, God, Infertility, Iyanla Vanzant, Iyanla, Getting Pregnant, Trying To Get Pregnant, Matthew 7:7, Stress Management Tips, Help Getting Pregnant, How To Get Pregnant, Praying For Baby, Couples Coping With Infertility, Hoping To Conceive A Baby, Fertility Prayers


Living With Infertility? 5 Tips for Women Over 40

Living with infertility requires grit and grace — especially for women over 40 who believed they’d have children one day. What do you need to enter the second half of life as an infertile woman? How do you live happily with infertility when you always planned to have a family? I celebrated my 40th birthday several years ago; I’ve been living with infertility for almost 10 years. I remember asking “How do I live with infertility as a woman over 40?” Only recently did I discover the five questions...
Tags: Health, Jesus, Christian, Infertility, Jesus Christ, Coping With Childlessness, Couples Coping With Infertility, Infertility Depression, Emotional Issues Of Infertility, Infertile Couples, Infertility Stress, Coping With Infertility, Depression & Anxiety, Hope & Acceptance, Infertile Women


How to Overcome Setbacks When You’re Trying to Conceive

These five “Blossom Tips” for overcoming setbacks when you’re trying to get pregnant are inspired by a reader. He and his wife are struggling to conceive a baby; he commented on one of my most popular fertility articles… “My wife and I have been trying to have a baby, in the last year we have both undergone fertility tests,” writes Mike on Find Out Why You Can’t Get Pregnant – 4 Fertility Checklists. “She has taken medication, fertility supplements, done acupuncture and we’re seeing a fertility ...
Tags: Health, Jesus, Infertility, Mike, Trying To Conceive, Getting Pregnant, Trying To Get Pregnant, Can't Get Pregnant, Infertility Depression & Anxiety, Overcome Male Infertility, Fertility Tips, Help Getting Pregnant, Baby After Age 40, Reasons For Problems Conceiving, Faith & Perseverance, Couples Coping With Infertility


How to Stop Infertility From Being the Worst Thing in Your Life

How do you cope with the disappointment, pain, and grief of infertility? There are no easy answers or quick tips for stopping infertility from being the worst thing you’ll ever experience – but here you’ll find what works for me. First, read this comment from a woman who went through her own infertility roller coaster before accepting that she’ll never be a mom… How to Stop Infertility From Being the Worst Thing to Happen to You “Being childless is painful but it is not the end of the world,” ...
Tags: Health, Abc, Africa, Infertility, Don, Corinne, Giuliana Rancic, Stress Management Tips, Infertility Depression & Anxiety, Infertility Hope & Acceptance, Martha Diamond, David Diamond, Coping With Childlessness, Couples Coping With Infertility, Help For Infertile Couples, Infertility Depression


Should You Adopt a Baby? 10 Things to Think About

If you’re searching for “how to adopt a baby”, you are one of 10,000 people who are looking for infant adoption this month! Here’s the basic foundation of what you need to know about infant adoption in the United States and Canada. I spent weeks researching tips for adopting babies when my husband and I found out we can’t have kids naturally. Our fertility treatments (intrauterine insemination) didn’t work, and we wanted to know if infant adoption was possible. Are you a single woman? Read Th...
Tags: Health, US, Canada, United States, States, Infertility, Don, Eldridge, Grieve, Department of Social Services, Social Services, Marcy, Couples Coping With Infertility, Tips For Infertile Couples, Adopting Children, Fostering & Adopting Kids


Can Your Marriage Survive Infertility?

Yes, your marriage can survive infertility! These tips for infertile couple includes ways to move on after years of trying to conceive and not getting pregnant. Before the tips, a quip: “The great thing in this world is not so much where we are, but in what direction we are going.” ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes. You and your spouse can live “happily ever after” — if you figure out what that means to both of you! One of my favorite things to do as a married couple is to take classes and read books toge...
Tags: Health, Infertility, Don, Josie, Infertility Depression & Anxiety, Infertility Hope & Acceptance, Couples Coping With Infertility, Josie She, Tips For Infertile Couples, Infertility In Marriage, Oliver Wendell Holmes You


How to Cope With Infertility Depression Over the Holidays

If you’re dealing with infertility depression over the holidays, try these tips for coping. Not getting pregnant is hard at any time of the year, but it can be worse at Thanksgiving and Christmas. It is a little sadder not to have kids — not to get pregnant — over the holiday season, and my suggestions below won’t erase that sadness or infertility depression. If you haven’t read Waiting for Daisy: A Tale of Two Continents, Three Religions, Five Infertility Doctors, an Oscar, an Atomic Bomb, a Ro...
Tags: Health, Infertility, ORENSTEIN, Holidays & Special Occasions, Infertility Hope & Acceptance, Couples Coping With Infertility, Infertility Depression, Male & Female Infertility, Medical Infertility, Infertility Over The Holidays, not pregnant at Christmas, Kate Bosher


How to Increase Physical Intimacy When You Have Infertility Issues

Keeping the love alive can be difficult for couples coping with infertility, especially if they’re trying to conceive while dealing with male or female fertility issues! Here are several tips for increasing physical intimacy when you have infertility issues… Before the tips, a quip: “Love doesn’t sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread; remade all of the time, made new.”  ~ Ursula K. LeGuin. Love requires constant effort and attention, especially if you’re trying to get pregnant wh...
Tags: Health, Infertility, Health & Wellness, Relationship Tips, Pregnancy Tips, Couples Coping With Infertility, Tips For Infertile Couples, Infertility In Marriage, Ursula K LeGuin Love


Life After Infertility – Accepting the Hardship of Infertility

Coping with life after infertility and accepting the hardship of infertility is difficult — and even heartbreaking. But, some infertile couples find that not having children can open up a whole new life. “Accept the hardship of infertility,” says Ellen Naylor, who couldn’t get pregnant. “God has other plans for you…so listen…and do!” It’s been almost 20 years since Ellen and her husband Rodgers accepted a life without children. “Infertility was harder on me, but one of my best moves along the wa...
Tags: Health, Ellen, Infertility, Health & Wellness, Relationship Tips, Rodgers, Christiane Northrup, Naylor, Infertility Hope & Acceptance, Faith & Perseverance, Coping With Childlessness, Couples Coping With Infertility, Ellen Naylor, Naylors, Cooperative Intelligence, Rodgers Naylor


Are Infertility Rates Increasing? Fertility Doctors Say “No”

No, infertility rates are not increasing. Here, fertility doctors explain three reasons infertility rates are not increasing — this is one of the fascinating morsels in 100 Questions & Answers About Infertility ! Women aren’t getting pregnant any less today than they did 50 years ago. This infertility book also explains why women aren’t conceiving babies. “Approximately 80% to 85% of couples who are trying to become pregnant will successfully conceive within a year,” writes John Gordon, MD and ...
Tags: Health, US, United States, Infertility, Health & Wellness, Relationship Tips, John Gordon, Kristin, Gordon, Fertility Doctors, Male Infertility Tips, Fertility Clinics, Couples Coping With Infertility, Female Infertility Tips, Assisted Conception, Infertility Treatment Tips


5 Ways to Stop Resenting Your Pregnant Friends

If you’re an “unpregnant woman” (months of trying, no conceiving a baby), you may resent your pregnant friends. Don’t worry – you’re normal! Here are five tips for not resenting your pregnant friends — because when you can’t get pregnant or it’s taking too long to conceive, you may notice that your friends and family are especially fertile! One of my friends is pregnant with her second child, another friend’s husband just had a vasectomy because three kids is enough, and a third just gave birth ...
Tags: Health, Infertility, Don, Can't Get Pregnant, Stress Management Tips, Infertility Hope & Acceptance, Couples Coping With Infertility, Infertility Depression, Emotional Issues Of Infertility, Tips For Infertile Couples


How to Stay Positive When You Can’t Get Pregnant

Here are several tips for staying positive when you can’t get pregnant. It can be tempting to slide into a downward spiral of frustration and impatience – but this will decrease your chances of conceiving and harm your relationship with your husband. How to Stay Positive When You’re Trying to Conceive “Me and my hubby are trying to get pregnant and have a baby for past two years,” writes Dakota on How to Pray for a Baby. “Still, we haven’t received good news about starting a new family togethe...
Tags: Health, Jesus, Infertility, Health & Wellness, Don, Dakota, Trying To Get Pregnant, Can't Get Pregnant, Stress Management Tips, Help Getting Pregnant, Want To Get Pregnant, Praying For Baby, Coping With Childlessness, Couples Coping With Infertility, Hoping To Conceive A Baby, Male & Female Infertility