Connie’s Fertility Journey

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June 17, 2021 by Connie Yeung

June is a month that gives me a mixture of feelings.  First, it’s a month when I finally feel that summer is here and ready to spend some good time with my family.  However, it’s also a month when my emotions get triggered more because of my past miscarriage history.   I remember after a few… Read more »

Part 4: How Social Media Breaks Can Reduce Fertility Stress

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June 3, 2021 by Christina Pistotnik

Social Media Breaks  When experiencing difficulties trying to conceive, it can be really hard on the psyche seeing pregnancy and baby announcements taking place on social media. It can cause more stress to an already stressful situation.  That’s why I suggest taking breaks from social media from time to time. I know in this day… Read more »

Part 3: How Exercise Can Reduce Fertility Stress

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May 27, 2021 by Christina Pistotnik

Exercise  Exercise is a great stress management tool. However, when trying to conceive there should be a healthy balance. This means that exercise should be done in moderation because on the flip side, too much exercise can actually hinder pregnancy attempts.  Generally, it is best to exercise 3-5x/ week no longer than 1 hour each… Read more »

Part 2: How Mindfulness Can Decrease Fertility Stress

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May 20, 2021 by Christina Pistotnik

Mindfulness Mindfulness supports the cultivation of awareness of difficult psychological states while normalizing and accepting them, thereby increasing the capacity to respond to stress with resilience. A study published in Fertility and Sterility shows that Mindfulness-Based Programs for Infertility are an effective psychological intervention for those experiencing infertility, increasing resiliency and decreasing psychological distress (4).  … Read more »

Part 1: How Acupuncture Can Help Decrease Fertility Stress

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May 13, 2021 by Christina Pistotnik

Experiencing fertility issues can be extremely stressful. In fact, research published by the Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology found that the psychological symptoms of those having fertility issues were comparable to those who were diagnosed with cancer or a cardiac condition (1).  The authors suggested that it is important for those experiencing fertility challenges… Read more »

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