Trying to start a family and not being able to is very disappointing and stressful. It can cause you to become discouraged, be down on yourself, overwhelmed with negativity and questioning your ability to ever become a mom. The lack of control you may feel over your body and what it is not doing, can make you feel helpless or hopeless.
Both can easily lead to depression or anxiety. This can further negatively impact your fertility by adding more stress into your alread overwhelming life. Making it more difficult for you to stay positive and helping you gain a future pregnancy.
By coming to therapy, we can work together to regain mental clarity, reduce stress and negativity. This can help your chances of conception, decrease depression and anxiety. Learning positive behaviors and talking about your emotions can put your mind at ease. This will help you focus on your goal of becoming pregnant, without blaming yourself or taking it out on others.
Learn about Mrs. Stephanie's journey with infertility
New (or Newish) Mom
The transition from pregnancy to being a new mom can be very challenging. You may have had an unexpected delivery, experienced physical trauma during labor, breastfeeding can feel like a tremendous task, you may have a lack of support and your body can seem unknown.
Postpartum is the most important time for you and your baby to connect, but you may feel more disconnected than ever or overwhelmed to meet your baby's needs. This can be frustrating and lead to feelings of guilt, sadness, anger and resentment. If you find yourself crying, lonely, isolated, overly worried or anxious and you have had a baby in the last 12 months, therapy can help you.
By talking to Mrs. Stephanie you can overcome negative thoughts and behaviors that may be holding you back from enjoying time with your newborn baby. Finding support in other women is important after the life changing experience of becoming a mom. In therapy you can gain control mentally as you work towards regaining stability in your home and work life.
Learn about Mrs. Stephanie's postpartum journey