You know it will be wonderful when you finally have a baby, but getting there can be stressful. Going through the process can leave couples with anxiety, depression, and relationship problems, says WebMD guest expert Hyacinth Nicole Browne, MD.
If the stress is getting in the way of your work, your relationship, and your life, it's OK to take a break from trying to have a baby, says Browne. Reconnect with your partner. Get counseling if you need it. Don't lose sight of the bigger picture. When you're feeling better, you can try again.
Has the fertility process affected your relationship or other parts of your life? How did you handle it?