Georgia H. Witkin, PhD, Assistant Clinical Professor, Mt. Sinai Medical Center, discusses ways to alleviate the stresses that may accompany your patients who are undergoing In Vitro Fertilization (IVF).

Easing the Stress of IVF

1) Plan ahead

2) Find out about the decisions you are going to have to make

3) Don’t blame yourself for your fertility problems

4) Stop trying to take control of things that are beyond your control

5) Join a support group

6) Keep an open mind about other options for parenting