Rena Gower, LCSW, Discusses How to Support Friends and Family Through Infertility
For those who want children, learning they cannot conceive naturally is heartbreaking. And it can change everything in an instant. If they choose to still pursue parenthood, the uphill journey can be unpredictable and, simply, sad. Not only is this news a difficult pill to swallow figuratively, but fertility treatment also involves expensive hormonal medications that can alter the patient’s mood drastically. Put all those factors together and your trusted tactics for comforting them just might not work. Rena Gower discusses how to understand the infertility experience and the best (and worst) ways to support those going through it.
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