I don’t think stress ever came up more than when my husband and I were trying to conceive.
“Relax, it will happen!”
For a great many of you reading this on the TTC or “trying to conceive” journey, your eyes just twitched. I have to be honest, it hurt a little to type. Out of all the phrases I hated hearing while TTC, that was at the top of the list.
The problem is that as much as we hate it, conventional wisdom has it right:
Stress impacts fertility.
It’s not something we can argue. We have thousands of years of doctors and sages corroborating all of the studies we’ve done on the subject in the past century. The difference is now we know why – hormones.