Stress and Fertility

Recently a new fertility client shared with me that her IVF doctor told her that stress had nothing to do with conceiving a child and pregnancy. I was taken aback because I was sure that doctors had come further along than that!! Are we not continually barraged with data about how stress affects our health on every level? To address this issue in more biologic/medical terminology, let’s speak for a moment about the Hypothalamus, the neural center at the base of the brain linked to the pituitary gland. It controls the flow of hormones in the body. The hypothalamus is sensitive to stress