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The Role of Stress on Your Fertility

July 28, 2017
By Mayuri Nayee, RN, BSN, MSN

Going through infertility can be a very stressful journey, and stress in return plays a negative role with fertility. 

There are many fun ways to cope with stress and anxiety during this time whether it’s doing something as a couple, with your family and friends or with your close girlfriends.

Websites such a Groupon always have amazing deals to help you with these fun things to do. www.groupon.com

Time to use those Travel Points
Plan a quick weekend getaway whether its in-state or out of state. Make it a girl’s weekend or a fun romantic getaway. Although traveling to the Caribbean’s and Mexico may seem like a lot of funwe do not recommend it due to the Zika Virus

Bring out the Van Gogh in you
Painting class A fun night with friends, family or a romantic date night with your loved one.  If you think you can’t paint, you’ll impress yourself with the masterpiece you walk out with.

Pottery glass – get your hands all dirty while you try to make something that looks close enough to a piece of pottery, or you can simply opt for painting a professionally made piece of pottery.

It’s all about the food
Food Truck night - take the evening off and enjoy a variety of food from all over the world. Most places are also pet-friendly.

A nice classy dinner - make it a night to remember and spoil yourselves with some fine dining.

Cooking class – learn to cook fun new recipes and engage in them together building a closer bond to each other.

Farmers Market – Spend the day learning about some of the healthiest and organic local products at the Farmers Market. 

Laugh it out
Comedy Club - Laughter is truly the best medicine. Visit a comedy club, and laugh till your stomach hurts.

A new study by Israeli researchers has found that laughter might help women trying to become pregnant through in vitro fertilization.

http://news.health.ufl.edu/2011/16192/multimedia/health-in-a-heartbeat/laughter-helps-women-undergoing-fertility-treatment/

Arts, Culture and History
Every city has a story to tell, so why not venture out and learn a bit more about your city. Visit local museums, botanical gardens, or go to an independent film theatre. 

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