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Infertility and Infant Loss

At The LodeStone Center many of our clinicians provide therapy and supportive services for woman suffering from infertility or infant loss, along with their partners and family. Grief is a natural part of the infertility process, as well as the possibility of loss, and sometimes help is a much needed part of the process. If you would like more information, or would like to request a first visit with a therapist, you can either fill out the contact form on this page and we will get in touch with you or you can also call us directly at 847-802-4058.

Coping with Infertility or Infant Loss

Pregnancy, delivery and the months following the birth of a child bring about significant change for a woman and her family. Added to that, sometimes pregnancy does not happen as quickly or easily as expected resulting in heartbreak and trauma. Moodiness and detachment are changes not often expected when planning for a baby. Infertility or loss can be difficult to process, can result in relational difficulties and impact sense of self and mood. Feelings of stress, anxiety, depression or irritable mood are typical yet can be a struggle to manage. Occasionally more significant symptoms arise that were not present prior to pregnancy or birth of a child.  For those who have experienced grief and loss due to infertility or other medical and non-medical reasons, counseling can be helpful. The loss of a baby prior, during or after delivery is often a traumatic experience for all of those involved. Supportive therapy services can help to work through loss to help achieve peace for women, partners and their families. Consider counseling during and following pregnancy to encourage healthy families and let this time be a time for growth and peace in your life.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding therapy services for infertility or infant loss, please don’t hesitate to call and speak with one of our therapists. We are happy to answer questions, help look into your insurance benefits or explain how counseling might be beneficial to you. If you have questions, and would like to speak to one of our mental health professionals, contact us today.