Ep. 14 – FertiStrong: Aiding Men to Cope with Infertility

In this episode of Focus on Fertility we learn about a recently released FREE app that is available to assist MEN coping with the journey of infertility. Similar to FertiCalm, which is designed for women, FertiStrong is specifically designed to assist men deal with every-day difficult situations that arise while battling infertility. Dr. Domar and Dr. Grill who helped develop FertiCalm have partnered with Dr. Janet Takefman, Coordinator of psychological services and research at McGill University Health Centre’s Reproductive Centre in Montreal and assistant professor for the Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Psychology at McGill University, and Dr. William Petok, a clinical associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University and is a past chair of the Mental Health Professional Group of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine.

FertiStrong provides men with more than 500 coping skills for more than 50 specific situations they may encounter each day that may lead to distress while continuing a difficult journey to parenthood such as:
Social Events
Fertility Evaluation and Treatments
Family and Friends
Pregnancy Loss (Miscarriage)
One’s Partner
When Enough is Enough
Relationship Survival 101

Learn more and download the FertiStrong app at fertistrong.com

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