Can depression affect your fertility?

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Can depression affect your fertility?
Wed, 04-10-2013 - 5:09pm

It can be very difficult to maintain a positive attitude while facing fertility issues.  Understandably, going through all the ups and downs can cause depression in some women.  While you do not want the advice to "just relax", there is a correlation between stress and infertility: 

http://www.ivillage.com/depression-can-it-affect-your-fertility/6-n-145433

The article also contains some advice on how to work on reducing the stress and depression in your life.  

How do you cope when infertility is getting you down?