8 Tips for Navigating the Holidays When You Are Struggling to Conceive

December 04, 2023

Tips from Stephanie Curran, owner of Elements of Health Centre, and Paula Anderson, nurse educator and patient support group facilitator at Olive Fertility Centre


The holiday season, typically marked by joy and festivity, can pose unique challenges for individuals and couples grappling with the difficulties of conception. 

Navigating through the holidays requires a delicate blend of mindfulness ( https://www.olivefertility.com/blog/mindfulness-holiday-2 ) and clear intention, particularly when attending gatherings or events. Take a moment to check in with both yourself and your partner, recognizing and understanding the thoughts and emotions that may arise. It's essential to honor these feelings and grant yourself and your partner the permission to establish personal boundaries concerning the manner and timing of celebrations.

Read the full article at Times Colonist ( https://www.timescolonist.com/sponsored/8-tips-for-navigating-the-holidays-when-you-are-struggling-to-conceive-7904355 )

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