Making the decision to try to have a baby can be one of most exciting times in someone’s life. Many of us grow up thinking that if we ever have sex without a form of birth control, we will get pregnant. When this doesn’t happen it is very confusing. Infertility is when someone has not been able to get pregnant despite having planned and timed unprotected sex for one year.
About 10% of couples are diagnosed with infertility and about half of those couple will eventually be able to birth a child. There are many safe and highly effective treatments to help a couple in getting pregnant, however, this process can be a very stressful and emotional time.
Counseling for infertility issues can help you navigate your decision making process, provide you with additional support and help you develop coping skills to manage the anxiety often associated with infertility issues. For couples, counseling on infertility issues can help you strengthen your relationship while in the midst of this stressful time.
For more information on our counseling services and scheduling, please contact us to schedule today.
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