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Women’s emotional state not strongly connected to IVF success, study finds

Infertility treatments, such as in-vitro fertilization, are stressful experiences for women that can take large emotional tolls. At a time when extra support is needed, infertile women often report that family and friends urge them to “just relax” so they … Continue reading

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The right—and wrong—way to offer support

Women who are coping with infertility often need encouragement and assistance from relatives and friends. But research out of the University of Iowa finds that women feel they aren’t receiving enough, or even the right kind, of support. “In almost all cases … Continue reading

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Coping during fertility treatment: what helps?

Infertility treatment is often an emotional roller coaster, and for some patients it is quite stressful. Others, though, handle it well. New research has uncovered clues about what types of strategies, social circumstances and personality traits help people cope with … Continue reading

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