In the fertility space, we receive a lot of questions about PCOS and how it can affect family-building. To help give you a better idea of how PCOS affects the body and fertility, we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 questions we receive about PCOS answered by ORM reproductive endocrinologist, Dr. Amanda Hurliman. 1. […]Read More
By Kate Henson, ORM Fertility Psy.D. Licensed Clinical Psychologist Infertility can be a mentally, physically and emotionally challenging road. With all the ups and downs that come along with the journey, those facing infertility are often more prone to experiencing heightened depression and anxiety along the way. An Unexpected Journey When you dreamt of becoming […]Read More
By Kate Henson, ORM Fertility Psy.D. Licensed Clinical Psychologist The Initial Blow It’s likely you went through a great deal on your fertility journey and it’s normal to experience disappointment and feelings of loss when you don’t become pregnant. Intrauterine Insemination (IUI) and In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) are both very involved processes, physically and emotionally. […]Read More
For many of us, our reproductive years go something like this…birth control, birth control, birth control, baby, birth control, birth control. We spend the vast majority of our reproductive years actively trying to prevent pregnancy, desperately avoiding any minor slip-up that may lead to a wayward sperm and a determined egg meeting at a time […]Read More
Infertility Meets COVID-19 Justifiably, most of us living in this time of pandemic live with some degree of fear about ourselves or a loved one becoming ill. For those struggling with infertility, COVID-19 presents the additional threat of impacting long-held dreams of having a child. Early in the course of the pandemic, fertility treatment was […]Read More
By Britta Dinsmore, Ph.D., ORM Psychologist If someone close to you is struggling with infertility, you probably have some understanding of the feelings of grief and loss they have in relation to not having a child. What may be less obvious are the many different layers and types of grief that can be associated with […]Read More
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