infertility over the holidays

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How to Survive Christmas When You Can’t Get Pregnant

Figuring out how to survive Christmas holidays when you can’t get pregnant is tough, but not impossible! These tips for overcoming infertility depression (or just the frustration of not getting pregnant) are from Harold Levinson, MD. Here’s what he says about people struggling with depression… “Depressed people don’t always respond well to holidays and vacations, when others appear happy and life seems beautiful,” says […]

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 […]

Coping With Infertility Over the Christmas Holidays

The Christmas holidays aren’t easy for couples coping with infertility. These tips for enjoying Christmas — not just surviving the holiday season — may help you cope with not being pregnant. “Isn’t it funny that at Christmas something in you gets so lonely for – I don’t know what exactly, but it’s something that you don’t mind so much not having […]

Ways to Cope With Infertility Depression on Thanksgiving Day

If you can’t get pregnant and are coping with infertility depression on Thanksgiving Day – remember that you’re not alone! About 10% of couples trying to get pregnant have fertility problems. “As month after month of prayers go unanswered, we can begin to wonder if God is even there,” writes Julie Irwin Zimmerman in A Spiritual Companion to Infertility. “Anger […]

10 Ways to Cope With Infertility Over the Holiday Season

Trying to get pregnant can be disappointing at the best of times – but at Christmas or Thanksgiving, it can be devastating. These ten ways to cope with infertility over the holiday season may help… First, a Christmas quip from Andy Rooney. “One of the most glorious messes in the world is the mess created in the living room on Christmas […]