Trouble Getting Pregnant? Get Infertility Support Online
There is strength in numbers, especially when it comes to getting infertility support. If you live day-to-day wondering “if and when” you’ll ever get pregnant, consider joining an infertility support group online.
What is an infertility support group?
An infertility support group offers a safe space for individuals who are experiencing difficulties getting pregnant. In this space, women and men can join together to share personal stories, exchange information and encourage each another on the journey to parenthood.
While many fertility support groups meet in private homes or at fertility centers, online infertility support groups offer a convenient way to get support at any time, any place. With online infertility support groups, you can post personal messages and stories that relate to your fertility experience. Also, you can ask questions about fertility treatments, the latest fertility drugs, and high-tech assisted reproductive technologies (ART) like IVF. Later, your questions may be answered by other group members, support group staff or even a fertility specialist.
A place of sharing, caring and support
An online support group offers access to fertility support 24/7. You can also choose to be anonymous, if privacy is important to you. A key benefit of an infertility support group online is that you realize that you are not alone. Others are going through the same experiences as you. They truly understand how you feel.
Building a strong social support network is vital to those dealing with infertility. A supportive group of online peers could help you find hope. Hope comes in the form of true stories of women who dealt with infertility but were able to get pregnant and have healthy babies.
Fertility support groups worth checking out
Here are a few of our favorite support pages to help you get started:
- Attain Fertility on Facebook
- RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association
- Path2Parenthood (Formerly the American Fertility Association)
There are many other infertility support social media pages, message boards and blogs for you to choose from. Once you've checked out a few, you’ll quickly figure out which one “feels right” for you. And always remember: you are not alone.Sources