How to emotionally deal with a fertility treatment? - Blog Reproclinic

How to emotionally deal with a fertility treatment?

 
By Reproclinic Editorial Committee
 

All medical treatments can affect the psychological state of the patient. When a couple tries to conceive without success they are united a set of emotions that go from the fear of failure, to anxiety and even depression.

In a fertility clinic, it’s very important to take into account the emotional state of the patients since it can affect both the treatment and the development of the future pregnancy.

What can you do to take care of your emotional health?

Having gone to a fertility clinic is a very important step for a couple. It means that they have been trying to conceive for some time but have not yet succeeded. Taking into account this information, the emotional state may already be affected, and this factor can affect the success of fertility treatments.

It is common that the stress derived from trying to have a child without success can cause a psychological infertility. Therefore, it is important to stay positive and as relaxed as possible during the treatment.

Here are some basic tips to maintain good emotional health during fertility treatment:

  • Continue with your normal life, do not stay at home thinking about the treatment, whether it will work out or not, how worried you are, etc.
  • Include an exercise routine if you did not have it before. Performing physical activity will help you clear your mind while improving your fertility if you are overweight.
  • Keep a varied and healthy diet. Taking more fruit and vegetables and less processed foods rich in sugars and fats will improve your mood.
  • If you’re a couple, remember that the treatment is between the two of you. Maintaining a couple attitude and facing each situation together will help strengthen your relationship even more and maintain hope until the positive arrives.
  • Write a list of all the questions that you have come up with for your fertility doctor. This way, you’ll feel more confident and secure.
  • Maintain an active social life. Going out with friends, having a couple dinner, enjoying a romantic getaway, etc. It will help make the time pass faster and make you forget about the treatment.

What can your fertility clinic do to help you?

In the first place, it is important that the clinic you have chosen keeps in mind the importance of this aspect in any treatment that is carried out. For example, in Reproclinic we have a psychological support unit that will carry out a rigorous evolution and analysis of the patient’s condition before and during the treatment.

The staff must maintain a caring, personalized, transparent and positive attitude, making sure not to create false expectations that can’t be met.

Second, the clinic should offer all possible information before each treatment. The percentages of success, the situation in which the patient finds himself, how to increase the chances of success, etc.

In conclusion, how should a fertility treatment be emotionally dealt with?

Taking all these aspects into account, fertility treatments should always be accompanied by psychological support. Stress, negativity or depression in the most severe cases are detrimental to female and male fertility.

In summary, to be at your best emotional health during fertility treatments, it is recommended to remain calm, explain all concerns to your fertility doctor and continue with your normal life.

You should never lose hope as nowadays there are more and more technological advances, highly trained experts and genetic studies that can increase the chances of having a healthy baby. Your moment will come, you just have to take a deep breath, relax and wait.

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Before providing the information on this form, and pursuant to RGPD 2016/679, you must read and agree with these conditions on the protection of personal data, accepting and consenting to the processing of your data by Reproclinic sl (Reproclinic) using the methods and for the purposes indicated in this text, in the Data Protection Statement, Privacy Policy, and in the Legal Notice.

 

About your data

We inform you that your data will be included in a file managed by Reproclinic sl (Reproclinic) in order to reply to your request and send you the information you requested, as well as to send you commercial communications electronically on services that may be of interest to you..

By filling out this application form, you grant your unequivocal consent to Reproclinic sl (Reproclinic), which shall provide us with the legal basis for processing your personal information for the purposes listed in the previous paragraph.

Your information may be transferred to Prolonga Fertilidad sl (Fertty) or to companies with which it has business ties.

You may exercise your rights to Access, Rectify, Delete, Oppose the processing of, Erase, Limit and Portability of your data by writing to Reproclinic C / Ausiàs Marc 25, 08010 Barcelona (lopd@reproclinic.com).

Unless you inform us otherwise, we will assume that your details have not been modified, that you agree to notify us of any change thereto, and that we have your consent to process said details for the aforementioned purposes.

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