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"Dear Infertility: Finding Calm When Trying Is Trying" is the first-ever podcast that doubles as an advice column for those dealing with the daily stressors related to infertility and pregnancy loss. From coping with pregnancy announcements to juggling work and IVF, join Co-hosts Kristyn Hodgdon and Dr. Alice Domar as they answer real questions from real fertility patients related to the mental and emotional toll of infertility. “Dear Infertility” offers research-backed tactics and strategies to overcome infertility-related stress, and it will help you find calm when trying becomes trying. Click on an episode below, or head to Apple Podcasts or Spotify, to listen now. 

Welcome to our very first episode of "Dear Infertility: Finding Calm When Trying Is Trying." Pregnancy announcements can be hard when you're dealing with infertility or pregnancy loss. In this episode, we take real questions from...

It's the end result we all dread while trying to conceive: yet *another* negative pregnancy test. Big fat negatives can make you feel like a failure, but they are definitively not your fault. In this episode...

The dreaded two-week wait: those 9-14 days after ovulation, an IUI procedure, or an embryo transfer during which time feels like it has stopped entirely while you wait to find out if you're pregnant. In this...

"When are you going to have a baby?" "You're not getting any younger!" Anyone who has ever dealt with infertility knows all too well what it's like to face insensitive comments and questions from friends, family...

The experience of infertility and IVF can challenge relationships in ways few other experiences can. Learning to navigate disappointment, stress, fears, and financial pressure together, while at the same time supporting one another, creates enormous pressure...

Figuring out how to pay for costly fertility treatments like IUI and IVF can be incredibly stressful. In fact, for the vast majority of fertility patients without insurance coverage for infertility, it can be a huge...

From blood draws and ultrasounds to tests and procedures, navigating fertility treatments can feel a lot like having a second job. In this episode of "Dear Infertility," we take real questions from real fertility patients about...

Communicating with friends and family can be challenging when dealing with infertility, and it's a personal choice between you and your partner (if you have one) how much you feel comfortable sharing, if anything at all....

1 in 4 known pregnancies end in miscarriage, but just because it's common doesn't make it any less painful. Pregnancy loss is devastating at any stage, and your grief is valid. In this episode of "Dear...

The decision to pursue donor eggs, donor sperm, or surrogacy to grow your family can be an emotional one. In this episode of "Dear Infertility," we take real questions from real fertility patients about common thoughts...