Showing posts from March, 2021
  The Spring Holidays Are Approaching- What to do About Those Insensitive Questions? FertiCalm Pro Has the Answers You Need!   With the spring holidays underway or just around the corner, even if family gatherings may not be in person this year, talking on the phone or via Zoom may not prevent inquisitive (nosy?) relatives or friends from asking uncomfortable questions. The “so, when are the two of you going to make me a grandma/aunt/grandpa/great grandmother?” kind of query. Going through the infertility journey can push so many sensitive buttons and the last thing you may want is to have to answer questions which can make you feel even worse. Memorizing “snappy comeback lines” has been our recommendation for years. The idea is to think of the comments or questions which are the hardest to hear and to have some ready responses. Which avoids the oh so common situation where someone says something to you which really hurts, and you wind up in the bathroom crying or two days later yo
  How to Stay Calm, Content, and in Control During Infertility and the Covid-19 Pandemic Welcome back! We are very excited about the upgrades to the FertiCalm app and hope you downloaded the new and improved FertiCalmPro app available on apple and google play! You know better than anyone that the experience of infertility can bring up feelings of sadness, anxiety, jealousy, isolation, and loss. In fact, there have been several studies which have shown that women with infertility have the same level of stress as cancer patients and that women who have an unsuccessful IVF cycle rate their stress equal to breast cancer, death of family member, and worse than divorce. The experience of infertility on its own is more than enough to bear but now add an entire year of stress and isolation from a global pandemic! Having cycles cancelled or postponed created a significant burden on those already struggling to have a baby. In fact, recent research confirmed that women reported worry, anger