How Do You Maintain Privacy During Fertility Treatments?
Many couples find it difficult to balance maintaining their privacy during fertility treatments with their need for emotional support. Unfortunately, society is fascinated with infertility treatments, and gossip is commonly passed off as “seeking information” or “requesting support.” Many infertile couples have been mortified to learn that complete strangers know about their menstrual cycles and sperm counts. Here is how to maintain privacy during fertility treatments. Determine whether you want anyone to know about your fertility struggles. The best way to maintain privacy during fertility treatments is to keep your own “secret.” If nobody other than your doctor knows that you are seeking fertility treatments, then nobody is going to spread gossip about your situation. However, many infertile couples feel the need to talk with someone about their struggles. Decide how much information to share. If you decide to talk with a friend about your fertility treatments, decide in advance how