Conquering Infertility: A Natural Approach

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How to overcome infertility and get pregnant. Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and support nonprofit, interviews Dr. Ali Domar, a leading expert in mind/body medicine, Director of the Mind/Body Center for Women’s Health at Boston IVF, and Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology at Harvard Medical School.

+ Highlights of the show (click to expand)

  • What role does stress play in getting pregnant in general, and with IVF specifically?
  • Does stress impact your chances of success with infertility treatment and in vitro fertilization?
  • What are some physical symptoms caused by stress? In other words, what should people be on the look out for in order to know if their stress level is getting too high?
  • What are some techniques for handling the symptoms of stress?
  • When should you seek professional help?
  • How to handle the holidays when infertile (Thanksgiving, Hanukah, Christmas, Halloween, Easter, Mothe’’s Day, etc.)
  • How to get your family to understand and be supportive.
  • Signs of depression.
  • Why are the holidays particularly troublesome for the infertile?
  • Tips for handling stress during the holidays.
  • Financial stress caused by infertility and its treatment— The business of infertility.
  • How does infertility affect the couple?

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Image credit: Nadine Heidrich

Show re-aired in 2017.

30/09/2015 | by Radio Show | Categories: 2015 Shows, Infertility, Infertility Radio Shows, Radio Show | 2 Comments

2 Responses to Conquering Infertility: A Natural Approach

  1. Avatar AK says:

    I tried ivf but it was successful lm 40 yrs now what should I do

    • Dawn Davenport Dawn Davenport says:

      AK, we’re not doctors and only a fertility doctor can help you answer that question. What does your infertility doctor suggest as your next step? At your age, you may need to start thinking about donor egg or embryo.

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