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Reduce Fertility Stress with Relaxation Response

Relieve Fertility Stress with The Relaxation Response In 1915 Harvard researcher, Dr Walter Cannon identified the ‘Fight or Flight’ physiological stress response in humans. Through research, Dr Cannon discovered that this survival response is triggered in perceived dangerous situations and includes: an urge to fight or flee a release of hormones a marked increase in […]

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Mindfulness for Fertility Support

What is Mindfulness? Incorporating mindfulness-based skills can be beneficial to support a reduction in stress and also an increased sense of clarity which naturally supports you on your fertility journey. It supports increased self awareness by eliciting a more relaxed and present sense of self. By observing our mental stories and thoughts or physical experiences […]

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Self-care for Fertility

It can be helpful to establish a self-supportive plan as we can only draw water from a well with water in it. Making time to nurture yourself and your relationship ensures that you have the resources to optimise fertility and increase your confidence as you go through a treatment process. Having a sense of closeness […]

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CBT Tips for Fertility Support

Introduction The emotional and psychological well-being of couples and individuals who undergo fertility treatment is very important. Supporting the psychological, emotional and physical well-being of both women and men experiencing fertility issues has been shown to positively affect fertility. According to Dr Alice Domar, who pioneered the Mind/Body Programme at Harvard University,‘Several studies conducted within […]

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