Depression & Anxiety

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5 Things You Need to Live With Infertility as a Woman 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?

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 […]

How to Stop Infertility From Ruining Your Relationship

If you let it, infertility can have a devastating effect on your marriage. These tips on how to stop infertility from ruining your relationship will give you hope and encouragement, as well as practical ideas for building a strong connection with your husband. “My husband and I have been trying to conceive for two years,” says Cerise on Help Coping […]

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 […]

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 […]

Help Coping With Depression When You’re TTC and Can’t Get Pregnant

Feeling depressed because you can’t have a baby is natural. You’re trying to conceive, and getting your period every month is worse than disappointing. It’s heartbreaking. Here, you’ll find help coping with depression’s numbness, fatigue, sadness, anxiety, and inability to care about life. Those signs of depression are normal when you’re TTC; there is nothing wrong with feeling exhausted, weak, and […]