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Coping with Infertility

By Red Rock Fertility     Posted November 5, 2018     In

Learning More About Fertility Hormones & Your Body

Starting a family can be a difficult process and understanding the medical factors is part of this process. It is helpful to learn more about your hormones and how they affect your body, your fertility, and your everyday life. When most people hear the word “hormones” they think of kids becoming adults, acne, moodiness, maybe […]

By Red Rock Fertility     Posted September 20, 2018     In

The Difference Between Primary and Secondary Infertility

Even though the causes and treatments of primary and secondary infertility are nearly the same, the circumstances and emotions felt can be very different from each other. Primary infertility refers to couples who have not been able to become pregnant after twelve months of having sex without using any form of birth control. This includes […]

By Red Rock Fertility     Posted March 20, 2018     In

What to Do After Your Infertility Diagnosis

After hearing your infertility diagnosis, moving forward may seem impossible. But, you can also feel empowered after an infertility diagnosis. By surrounding yourself with supportive people, turning to a reputable clinic for fertility help, and educating yourself and your family, you can move forward in a positive and productive way. Let’s look at healthy ways […]

By Red Rock Fertility     Posted February 15, 2018     In

How to Support Your Partner Through Fertility Treatment

Undergoing fertility treatment is an exciting time and changes both partner’s lives. Learning how to support each other during this journey will help you both celebrate the successes and find comfort in the hardships. Open communication, romantic gestures, and unyielding support will remind your partner that you’re by their side throughout the process of coping […]

By Red Rock Fertility     Posted January 26, 2018     In

What Are Your Financing Options for Fertility Treatment?

Making the decision to seek fertility treatment is an exciting one. You’ve taken the first step in expanding your family! The second step is deciding how to finance that treatment – and you may have more fertility aid options than you realize. From multiple credit options to grants to insurance coverage, there are many options […]

By Red Rock Fertility     Posted November 16, 2017     In

How to Cope with Infertility During Thanksgiving

For most people, the holiday season is full of festivity, cheer, and good times. But for couples coping with infertility, Thanksgiving and the holiday season can be a little harder. A lot of activities are very family, and child, focused but with a few simple considerations, you can get more out of this holiday season […]

By Red Rock Fertility     Posted October 23, 2017     In

Supporting Emotional Wellness Month

October is the month for Emotional Wellness – a key concept to embrace for all infertile couples looking to increase their odds of starting a family How much time do you spend thinking about your own emotional wellness? Have you ever thought about your emotional wellness? If you’re like most individuals, you spend enough time […]

By Red Rock Fertility     Posted September 11, 2017     In

How to Think Positively About Infertility

A crucial part of coping with infertility is maintaining a positive attitude. Benefits of a positive attitude include reduced stress levels, improved overall health, and an increase in general happiness, all of which benefit fertility. While it may seem easier said than done, there are some steps you can take and small changes you can […]

By Red Rock Fertility     Posted April 17, 2017     In

Becoming a Better Listener

Amazingly, 10% of women across the US will struggle with fertility issues during their lifetime. That means that at any given point there are millions of women who are quietly trying to start a family, and that doesn’t even begin to take into account the countless men who find themselves in the same situation. Infertility, […]

By Red Rock Fertility     Posted February 13, 2017     In

Coping with Infertility on Valentine's Day

February rolls in and it is impossible to miss all the stores filled with red hearts, pink flowers, and paper cupids; here comes another Valentine’s Day.  All major holidays can present an element of stress, along with celebration, but Valentine’s Day can be especially challenging for those struggling with infertility issues. Instead of focusing on […]

By Red Rock Fertility     Posted November 23, 2016     In

Infertility: How Family & Friends Can Help

Infertility can prove challenging at different stages for those directly involved. But it can also be difficult for friends and family members of the couple. While you’ll want to maintain sensitivity and awareness when speaking about infertility, it is important to address the emotional stress between infertile couples and their friends and family. Do so […]

By Red Rock Fertility     Posted September 30, 2016     In

How to Openly Talk about Infertility with Your Partner

Infertility can hit hard for couples hoping to have children. When a couple is unable to conceive, or the odds of conception aren’t promising, emotions can run high. Regardless of where you are in the fertility treatment process, it is important to talk openly and compassionately with your partner to keep yourselves as positive and […]

By Red Rock Fertility     Posted September 1, 2016     In

Infertility Etiquette: What to Do and Not Do

You don’t have to remain a silent observer when you interact with friends or family members who are struggling with fertility issues. And it is certainly not something that has to be swept under the rug or ignored. In fact, doing so can minimize the entire experience for the couple, and make them feel like […]

By Red Rock Fertility     Posted March 2, 2016     In

Cryopreservation for Fertility: Knowing the Facts

At first thought, the idea of freezing your eggs or sperm to increase your chances of expanding your family might seem a little strange. Indeed, cryopreservation – or the process of storing cells/tissue through freezing – for eggs and sperm was once considered experimental. Now, however, scholars concur that egg/sperm freezing is not only no […]

By Red Rock Fertility     Posted December 9, 2015     In

IVF Difficulties: Next Steps

Dealing with IVF failure is never easy, no matter how many cycles you’ve tried. It is not uncommon to feel angry, frustrated, and sad when you realize that you’re still not pregnant. Though your first reaction to IVF failure might be one of hopelessness, there is no reason to give up hope. Whether you would […]

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