Infertility / Loss

Infertility / Loss

My new private practice

My New Private Practice in the Bay Area

Dear readers...I’m excited to announce I’m taking the next step in promoting women’s mental health! This January, I am launching a new perinatal mental...
Emotional Weight of Miscarriage

Emotional Weight of Miscarriage

You might be one of the millions of women who have been through a miscarriage, also known as a spontaneous abortion. Yet, while common,...
Infertility medication side effects

Emotional Side Effects of Infertility Medications

Infertility, affecting many couples, can have a number of mental health complications like depression (see my article on Psychological Impact of Infertility). The most...
Four steps to overcome the stigma of infertility | Learn about the four key steps you can take to overcome the stigma of infertility

Four Steps to Overcome the Stigma of Infertility

Stigma – a mark of shame or disgrace – comes in today’s world with different circumstances, from bankruptcy to mental illness to infertility. Infertility affects...
PCOS and its connection to mood | Learn about the symptoms of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and its connection to depression

PCOS and its Connection to Mood

What is PCOS? Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) affects 5% of reproductive aged women and is one of the most common reasons for infertility. It is...

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