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Your Fertility Mindset

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In order to begin, the following issues need to be addressed:

Mindset 1: A Vision of Parenthood

Select a number on each side, one for where you feel you score currently, and where you want to be.

Currently, I am I want to be
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You don't think of parenthood as a vision. It's just something that happens to other people, or a medical problem that gets fixed by a pro.
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You have some sense of possibility but you clicked on this link because you can't take the pain any more. You know you need help.
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Your dream is battered and bruised but still alive. You keep the faith and keep getting the conventional help you need.
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You have a dream of parenthood, a vision of holding your baby in your arms. You are on a journey toward that dream. You never lose hope.
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Mindset 2: The Best Expert You can find to help

Select a number on each side, one for where you feel you score currently, and where you want to be.

Currently, I am I want to be
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You pick your doctor by who is in the insurance book and the location of the office. Good enough for you.
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Your FB friends talk about a doctor and you figure if it's good for them... But you are frustrated that what you find isn't good enough.
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Your sister's best friend's cousin got pregnant, and you follow the crowd to where it seems to be happening. What works, works.
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You walk into consults knowing why you are here. You checked out CDC and SART data. You choose your doctors for what they do best.
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Mindset 3: Open to Try Different treatments

Select a number on each side, one for where you feel you score currently, and where you want to be.

Currently, I am I want to be
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You want IVF. Or you want non invasive acupuncture and Chinese herbs. You have it figured out before you walk in the door.
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Your sister's best friend did IVF with their doc so you want it too. But if there's a better option, you are desperate to find it.
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Your heart got broken a bunch of times already with this process. You want the best treatment with the most common success.
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You know why you pick specialists and you are open to the options they identify. You are ready to try everything that could succeed.
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Mindset 4: You Listen and Seek to Understand

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Currently, I am I want to be
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You don't need to listen and you don't care about understanding the treatment plan. You get super upset when the process goes wrong.
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You hate needles and you are all thumbs. You make your husband pay attention and it all kind of gets done. But you want to understand more.
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You get overwhelmed from all the info! You might get a little neurotic about it. But it's fine if you don't understand, it just has to work.
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You take notes and you understand your instructions. You ask questions if you don't understand, and you appreciate the coaching!
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Mindset 5: You Get Support from Friends and Family

Select a number on each side, one for where you feel you score currently, and where you want to be.

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You are overwhelmed, and a baby would totally destroy your life. You need to go it alone, anyway. People just don't get it.
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You are a little overworked, but your friends and family are great. More support would be amazing but you don't know where to find it.
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You have learned how to reach out for help over the years, and you have good support. No need to focus on that now.
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You have a loving network of support so no matter what happens you have connections. You are loved by family and lots of friends.
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Mindset 6: You Focus on the Positive

Select a number on each side, one for where you feel you score currently, and where you want to be.

Currently, I am I want to be
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You hate everything when things go wrong. You need to fight to get people to do the right thing. Assume the worst and go from there!
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You almost give up from the pain sometimes. It is incredibly frustrating when things don't go to plan. You grit your teeth and keep going.
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You get emotional when another bump appears in the road, but you're satisfied to keep trying with the status quo.
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You have a first class temperament and courage to keep going. Even when things get very hard, you keep your positive focus.
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Mindset 7: You Stay on Vision

Select a number on each side, one for where you feel you score currently, and where you want to be.

Currently, I am I want to be
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You are bitter because your plans were thwarted. Even if you achieve a miracle you can't appreciate it because of how hard it is.
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You are bitter about the pain of this process and it sometimes boils over. However, when a miracle happens your entire mindset changes.
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You sometimes lose sight of the big picture. But with the help of your doctors you're satisfied about the track you are following.
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No matter what, you stay focused on the vision that brought you this far. You believe that only good can emerge from this no matter what.
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Mindset 8: A Partner with Your Medical Team

Select a number on each side, one for where you feel you score currently, and where you want to be.

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You see your doctor and the medical staff and the whole profession as a big part of the problem.
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You follow the rules, and you don't really think about roles. But your current situation is not working and you wish it could be different.
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You want to be a good patient and not make waves. You see your role as patient, distinct from medical. And that works for you.
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You see your role as co-creator of a great adventure with the incredible staff you've selected. You enjoy working with your doc!
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