Stress and infertility
Many women who have difficulty conceiving, and those who have stressful jobs (isn’t that all of us?), wonder about the connection between stress and infertility. This is compounded by well-meaning advice from friends and family to just “relax” or “take a vacation” when trying to conceive. So, what is the relationship? Can stress cause infertility now—and does it have long-term effects on your fertility?