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Mother's Day is Devastating for Women Facing Infertility
Date:5/9/2008

Genetics & IVF Institute Offers Tips for Coping with the Holiday

FAIRFAX, Va., May 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mother's Day is excruciating for millions of women coping with infertility, which affects at least 6 million American women. "All of my clients dread Mother's Day," says Phyllis Martin, a therapist affiliated with the Genetics & IVF Institute (http://www.givf.com), a comprehensive infertility treatment center based in Fairfax, VA. "Women who are distressed by Mother's Day need to find a way to 'take back the day,'" Ms. Martin added.

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To help women who are facing infertility cope with Mother's Day, the fertility experts of Genetics & IVF Institute offer the following tips:

1. Share your feelings with your partner, family and friends. Understanding how you feel will help them understand why you may choose to avoid certain events or places on Mother's Day.

2. Don't feel guilty or ashamed of your feelings about Mother's Day. Give yourself permission to take care of yourself emotionally - even if it means changing traditional plans for the day.

3. Consider ways to protect yourself from emotionally charged situations. Instead of going to a restaurant with your mother on Sunday, for example, you might plan to spend Saturday with her instead or celebrate at home rather than eating out. (Many family groups with small children celebrate Mother's Day in restaurants, and seeing those happy interactions can be painful for women who fear they will never celebrate with children of their own. It also can be difficult for would-be mothers when restaurant staff ask female guests if they are mothers because they provide flowers or other gifts to moms on Mother's Day. Saying that she is not a mother can be devastating for
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