Welcome back to another episode of Finding Fertility 30 | How To Cope After A Stillbirth with Monica Bivas
Deal with a stillbirth can be one of the most devastating things to have to deal with during infertility.
You're hopes and dreams of having a child are so close you can taste them, but then the unimaginable happens.
Stillbirths affect over 25,000 families each year and does not discriminate between race, religion or socio-economic status. For many, stillbirth is a loss that hits unexpectedly and can happen in pregnancies that seem problem-free.
With a loss, grief can come in many different ways.
When the initial shock fades away & the very intense emotions fill the space.
Monica joins me on this episode of the Infertile Diagnosis to discuss how she fought had to stay emotionally afloat after the stillbirth of her baby girl. It wasn't easy & she admits to having hard times, but she's now supporting others with the knowledge she has gained.
Monica Bivas is a fertility coach, writer, and founder of The IVF Journey, an online support community for couples seeking or undergoing IVF treatment. She helps women and couples reframe their IVF experiences, using positivity and mindfulness to help them affirm their choices and manifest successful outcomes. When not supporting her IVF Tribe, she is a joyful, hands-on mom to her three daughters, and finds any excuse she can to go out dancing with her husband. Connect with her at www.monicabivas.com & Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/monicabivas