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    Are Stress and Infertility Related?

    May 16, 2019 / by Center of Reproductive Medicine
    Posted in Fertility Journey, Fertility Myths, Stress and Infertility


    Infertility can be extremely stressful. It cuts to the core of one of the most basic human instincts -- the desire to have children. No wonder people struggling with infertility report higher rates of depression, anxiety, and stress. One study even found that couples struggling with infertility are three times more likely to divorce than other couples. People experiencing stress while trying to get pregnant may worry about the effects of stress on fertility. For most people, stress will not affect fertility. Here’s what you need to know.

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