What are tips to reduce stress to increase fertility?


The American Society of Reproductive Medicine offers these tips for reducing stress:

  • Keep the lines of communication open with your partner.
  • Get emotional support. A couples' counselor, support groups, or books can help you cope.
  • Try out some stress-reduction techniques such as meditation or yoga.
  • Cut down on caffeine and other stimulants.
  • Exercise regularly to release your physical and emotional tension.
  • Agree on a medical treatment plan, including financial limits, with your partner.
  • Learn as much as you can about the cause of your infertility and your treatment options.

From: Irregular Periods and Getting Pregnant WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Nivin Todd on August 19, 2016
Reviewed by Nivin Todd on August 19, 2016


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