Emotional Aspects of Infertility
One of the most challenging aspects experiences by patients going through the process of infertility and the infertility treatment process is dealing with the emotional ups and downs. Medical treatments, uncertain outcomes, intense pressure making life-changing decisions and deciding when you’ve hit the point when ‘enough is enough.’; it’s a rollercoaster of emotions and it is imperative that our patients learn to take care of themselves, minimize stress, to make sure they get the support they need so that they can manage their emotions and keep their self-esteem and outlook on the process as positive as possible. Bedaya Hospital has an outstanding team of psychologists, psychiatrists, and other specialists to guide you through this very emotional time.
Patients usually experience a sense of disappointment, and the feeling that their emotions and certain events are out of their control. For the couple, they assume that by being decent people who try hard in life eventually their wish of starting a family would easily come true but in certain cases the reality is different and can be an unfair reality.
Even if your mind isn’t consciously thinking about your infertility issue, your unconscious mind and your body may be affected to these feelings of grief. In these cases, some of the following symptoms can occur: