Mindfulness for Infertility

If you are someone who is currently struggling with Primary Infertility (no previous pregnancy), join us for this online highly interactive Zoom based program.  Registration and info is below.

If you are struggling with Secondary Infertility (trying to conceive another living child), spring dates will be announced soon!  Please email info@mindfulnessforfertility.com to be notified when registration opens.

WHO
This program is for those who are struggling with primary infertility (trying to conceive your first child).

We welcome new or long-time practitioners, single people or couples, as well as all genders and gender expressions.

 

UPCOMING PROGRAMS

SPRING 2024 PROGRAM

with Stephanie Curran

6 Weekly classes
Thursdays, May 9 – June 13
5-6:30pm PT / 6-7:30pm MT / 8-9:30pm ET

Our 6 week online program follows the original evidence-based MBSR curriculum themes and is adapted to the difficulties that arise on the (in)fertility journey. It combines evidence-based mindfulness practices, cognitive behavioural therapy exercises with self-compassion tools. Sessions are held in a supportive community with others who have a shared experience of this journey.

6 WEEK CURRICULUM THEMES INCLUDE:

Weeks 1-2
  • The (in)fertility journey – There’s more right with you then wrong with you
  • The mind-body connection
  • Grounding mindfulness in the body
  • Identifying & accessing internal tools & resources
  • Building new neural pathways
  • The power of awareness
  • Cultivating key attitudes of mindfulness
Weeks 3-4
  • The anatomy of (in)fertility stress – getting to know depression & anxiety
  • Learning your own (in)fertility stress signature – how it shows up in the body, thoughts, emotions & behaviours
  • Experiencing (in)fertility – pain vs suffering
  • The true nature of thoughts – deconstructing unhelpful narratives
  • Tools for deactivating stress & increasing your capacity to be with difficulty
  • Building tolerance to (in)fertility stress
Weeks 5-6
  • Transforming your experience of growing your family
  • Deepening your mindfulness practice
  • Applying mindfulness to daily life & the (in)fertility journey
  • Discovering new ways to respond skillfully to (in)fertility stress with self-efficacy
  • Increasing acceptance
  • Transforming fear & anxiety to loving-kindness
  • Integrating & supporting ongoing mindfulness practice on your path to parenthood

GROUP FORMAT:

  • 90 min weekly sessions online
  • 6 sessions total; closed group format
  • Regular attendance and completion of daily mindfulness home practice is essential


FEE

$100 deposit to confirm your registration  (non-refundable after course begins).
The remaining fee is paid at the completion of the 6-week program:

Sliding scale amount offered at the end of the program:
$100 (partial scholarship #1 – with deposit totals $200)
$195 (sustainable fee – with deposit totals $295)
$295 (helps to support others utilizing scholarships – with deposit totals $395)

Please pay to the highest amount you are able to help support the sustainability of this offering.

*Payment plans with instalments and further scholarships are available to anyone in need, please contact us.  All are welcome and no one will be turned away due to financial concerns.

Program - Register Now

Questions?

Get in Touch