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7 Ways To Help Someone Struggling With Infertility

7 Ways To Help Someone Struggling With Infertility
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If you have never struggled with infertility yourself, it can be hard to understand why the person you care about is so preoccupied, upset and unable to do things they used to enjoy doing. You may even worry that they are getting so depressed and withdrawn that they will never come out of it. So what can you do to help?Trying To Conceive, IVF Support

Ask how they are doing

Many people who are struggling with fertility problems don’t want to talk about all the details of what they are going through all the time, but they can feel ignored and overlooked if those close to them don’t acknowledge their distress.

Kim Kluger-Bell, LMFT
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Kim Kluger-Bell is a licensed marriage and family therapist. She consults with major fertility clinics nationwide and provides counseling and assessments for egg donors, gestational carriers and patients using these procedures. She is the author of Unspeakable Losses: Healing from Miscarriage, Infertility and Abortion, as well as a series of books for donor conceived children entitled The Pea That Was Me and a surrogacy series called The Very Kind Koala.

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