WARNING: this episode discusses miscarriage, baby loss and failed IVF.

Hazel Leonard, a fertility educator, registered midwife from The Prepared Pineapple, discusses the challenges and concerns of getting pregnant after fertility struggles and loss. Hazel emphasizes the need for support and education during this journey, as well as the importance of acknowledging and validating the emotions that come with it.

We discuss the anxiety and fear that often accompany pregnancy after fertility struggles, as well as the pressure to have a positive experience.

We also discusses the impact of hormones, the role of doulas, and the need for mental health support during this time.

Takeaways

  • Pregnancy after fertility struggles and loss can be emotionally challenging and triggering.
  • It is important to acknowledge and validate the emotions that come with this journey.
  • Seeking support from professionals, friends, or support groups can be helpful.
  • Accessing alternative therapies, such as acupuncture or counseling, can provide additional support.
  • Finding a doula or midwife who specializes in fertility and pregnancy can offer personalized care and support.
  • Taking care of mental health and prioritizing self-care is crucial during this time.
Pregnancy after Loss

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