It’s no secret that having a baby comes with its fair share of stress. Everything from nursery decorating to shower planning can quickly cause your anxiety to rise. However, stress can be detrimental to both you and your unborn child. Your immune system may weaken as a result of stress, increasing your chances of developing an infection in the uterus. … Read More
Can I Still Get Pregnant Even If I’m Stressed?
With all the talk of how stress impacts fertility, women want to know if they can still get pregnant when they’re stressed. The short answer is yes. The long answer is yes, too, so the real question is how much harder is it to get (or stay) pregnant when you’re stressed? That answer is different for everyone. Everyone—even people who … Read More
Why, Exactly, Is Stress Bad For Fertility?
Everyone trying to conceive for any length of time has heard the obnoxious advice to “just relax and it’ll happen.” The belief that stress plays a major role in infertility is still prevalent, but just how true is it? Can stress make it harder to get pregnant? And how does that work? What Is Stress? Stress is defined as a … Read More