Stephanie Risinger is a Fertility Coach, and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Stephanie has been a therapist for nine years, and she decided to start her podcast, The Holistic Fertility and Wellness Podcast, after experiencing several years of fertility challenges and pursuing holistic approaches to improving fertility. She found that the information she sought was not as easily accessible as she had hoped. She worked hard to find resources and is now sharing those resources with others through her podcast.
In today’s show, Stephanie shares her own fertility journey with us. After her 9 year journey with fertility challenges, Stephanie is expecting her first baby! She shares how she managed to maintain hope throughout her journey, and how she was able to maintain her own sense of identity and worthiness during the years she was unable to conceive.
Topics discussed in today’s episode
- Stephanie takes us through her 9-year fertility journey
- Stephanie shares her experience with the adoption process
- The importance of understanding your menstrual cycle
- How to manage infertility when it feels like everyone around you is getting pregnant
- How to navigate conversations with friends who get pregnant while you’re struggling with infertility
- The impact infertility has on relationships
- The unexpected way infertility affects grandparents
- Challenging the idea that your body is broken and instead choosing to believe your body can do it
- How fertility challenges can impact your intimate relationship with your partner
- What it was that finally made the difference for Stephanie and lead to her finally being able to conceive naturally
Connect with Stephanie
- Holistic Fertility & Wellness Podcast | Stephanie Risinger
- Holistic Fertility & Wellness Podcast | Understanding Your Menstrual Cycles | Lisa Jack
- FFP 076 | The Emotional Connection to Fertility & Health | Aimee Raupp
- FFP 134 | Optimizing Sperm Health | Motility, Morphology & Sperm Count | Why He Needs To Get Tested ASAP | Marc Sklar
- Cora Tampons | Organic Tampons That Work
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Music Credit: Intro/Outro music Produced by J-Gantic
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