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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...
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What Are the Best Ways to Cope With Fear of Infertility?

The fear of not being able to get pregnant is a very real concern for many women. Infertility fears are especially normal for women who are have been trying and failing to get pregnant for months or years. It’s not just women over 40 who are coping with fear of infertility; many women in their 20s get anxious and scared if it takes a long time to conceive a baby. This is understandable; infertility can be painful and socially isolating. My husband and I tried to get pregnant for several years...
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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...
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How to Recover From Yet Another Negative Pregnancy Test

The disappointment of a negative pregnancy test is crushing – especially if you were sure this time it would be positive! These tips on how to recover from yet another negative pregnancy test are from my own personal experience Coping with sadness and depression when you’re trying to conceive doesn’t get easier – and neither does recovering from the disappointment and heartache. You’d think it would, since most things are easier as time passes! Not infertility. Heartache comes in all shapes and ...
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The Link Between Childhood Cancer and Infertility

Past research shows that survivors of childhood cancer are at risk for infertility, but this new study reveals that pregnancy is just as possible for cancer survivors as for people who have never had cancer. Researchers at Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center and Brigham and Women’s Hospital used data from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study to look at the link between childhood cancer and infertility. “What we found delivers a really nice message to clinicians,” said ...
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How to Understand the Emotional Issues of Infertility

Not getting pregnant brings up different emotional issues of infertility for men and women. Here, a fertility specialist discusses how men and women process infertility issues differently, and offers tips for dealing with the “trying to conceive” process. First, here are a few emotions that not getting pregnant often triggers: “When you can’t get pregnant, you swim in a mix of emotions,” write Julie Vargo and Maureen Regan in A Few Good Eggs. “You feel insecure (how the hell did this happe...
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Overcoming Infertility Depression When You Can’t Conceive

Learning how to overcome infertility depression when you can’t conceive a baby is an ongoing process. You may never totally, completely accept the idea of never having kids…but you can learn how to live fully without getting pregnant. If you feel broken, disconnected or without hope, read Broken Vessel Restored: How to Overcome Depression, Illness, Infertility, and Hormonal Imbalance and Reclaim Your Connection to God by Wanda Cooper. She understands the feelings of confusion and despair that ke...
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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 ...
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