infertility depression

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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 Tell Your Boyfriend You Can’t Get Pregnant

Hearing the words “female infertility” is heartbreaking. If your doctor told you that you can’t get pregnant – and you don’t know how to tell your boyfriend – you may feel everything from shame to anger to depression. Here’s how to cope – plus tips for telling your boyfriend that you can’t get pregnant. You are not alone! I was […]

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 […]

Kimchi and Sauerkraut – Best Probiotic Foods for Healing Depression Naturally

Here’s how probiotic foods such as sauerkraut and kimchi help heal depression naturally. Some fermented foods contain probiotics that decrease inflammation and increase brain health. “I’m struggling with depression because of infertility,” says Julie on Help Coping With Depression When You Can’t Get Pregnant. “I don’t know if I feel better writing about it here because I’ve been talking and […]

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 […]

How to Deal With Depression When You Can’t Get Pregnant

The grief you feel when you can’t conceive can turn into depression. Here are several tips on how to deal with depression when you can’t get pregnant. My prayer is that these tips help you move forward in peace, love, and joy. Some of these strategies for dealing with depression are from Dr Harold Levinson, author of The Mindful Way […]