It is experienced as a loss of opportunity. And this is real, there is an important life experience that you will not be able to live. So it will be necessary to carry out the necessary mourning to be able to integrate this loss and move on with your life. Now, being infertile or not being able to gestate does not mean that you cannot be a mother. And this thought and objective must be focused on.
How does infertility psychologically affect a woman, in other words, the idea of not being able to conceive her own child?
By Amalia Bayonas MD (psychologist).
Last Update: 08/17/2015
Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from the University of Miami, Florida, with over 20 years experience in the treatment of psychological aspects associated with assisted reproduction patients. Organization of workshops and talks addressed to both infertile patients and professionals. Several research projects and campaigns for the prevention and emotional well-being. Head of Psychology Unit at clinic FIV Valencia (Spain).
License: PV 3734