IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER: This episode is a general chat about fertility anxiety. The discussion does not relate to clinically diagnosable anxiety. Please see your GP and or psychologist for support if you have concerns about your mental health. If at any time you are concerned about your personal safety or the safety of another person please contact your local hospital emergency department, contact emergency services on 000, or contact Lifeline on 13 11 14 for further assistance.
Today we discuss the anxiety that exists around your ability to conceive. Whether you are actively trying or you have concerns about your fertility in the future, this is something we see in our clinic at The Dietologist very often. Some women (and sometimes men) experience pressure from the media, our often well-meaning family and friends and of course from ourselves! Today I share the facts about fertility anxiety and my own story of endometriosis, freezing my eggs and my own fertility anxiety.
A special thank you to EXPECTFUL, this episode’s sponsor! An app designed to support your mental health and wellbeing from pre-conception & infertility through to pregnancy and post-partum, they have a 7-day free trial available and they’ve kindly given our listeners 25% off an annual membership with the code DIETOLOGIST25OFF
Links for today’s episode
- Need help? Call Lifeline on 131114 or visit Lifeline.org.au
- Listen to Episode 62 –Letting go of perfectionism when it comes to your fertility goals
- Read about – What to eat when freezing your eggs– on the blog
- Want to work one-on-one to support you on your fertility journey? Apply for a Complimentary Discovery Call
Welcome to Fertility Friendly Food The Podcast!
I’m Stefanie, expert fertility dietitian and nutritionist, founder of The Dietologist, here to help inspire and empower you with factual nutrition information about women’s and men’s health, hormones and fertility & pregnancy. A virtual nutrition practice dedicated to women’s health, fertility & pregnancy.
Disclaimer: The information presented in this podcast is not to be replaced by personalised medical or dietetic advice, please speak to your health care professional before making any diet or lifestyle changes. The Dietologist and its guests do not accept any liability for any harm or damages that occur from following any of the suggestions in these podcast episodes.
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