While the holidays may be a joyous time for many, it can be a much harder time for those trying to conceive with all the get-togethers with families around asking questions, etc.

Fertility Authority wrote an excellent article on how to cope with the holidays while struggling with trying to get pregnant.

Highlights from the article are:

-Just say no!

-Prepare an answer to the kid question

-Call on your support system

-Look for the positives

-Consider giving yourself a “fertility” break

The entire article which can be viewed here: http://www.fertilityauthority.com/articles/top-5-ways-cope-infertility-over-holidays, describes in detail all of the above.

Some more tips on how to cope during the holidays can be found at:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mary-hinckley-md/infertility-coping-during-holidays_b_1120336.html

http://www.fertilitystories.com/holidays.htm

Don’t forget your online support family you have built up!