Prolonged yet unsuccessful attempts to conceive or even undergoing long-awaited and much-desired fertility treatment are closely associated with emotional distress, anxiety or depression. Infertility affects more than 25 million EU citizens alone. Every sixth person of reproductive age experiences the condition. We all know someone who struggles with it but we may not know the real weight of infertility burden. It is therefore crucial to see infertility as a comorbidity to mental health issues and acknowledge the need for psychological support services across Europe for all individuals facing infertility and struggling with emotional burdens and distress. Thanks to our honourable hosts and amazing speakers we managed to achieve exactly that.
Invitation to the European Parliament event to discuss emotional burden and distress of infertility and the need for psychological support
Launch of Fertility Europe and the Parliamentary Forum for Sexual & Reproductive Rights White Paper On behalf of Fertility Europe (FE) and the European Parliamentary Forum for Sexual & Reproductive Rights (EPF), we sincerely thank all who attended the launch of the White Paper “The […]
White Paper is presenting accurate and up-to-date information on infertility, its prevalence and implications as well as discrepancies in the availability of and access to fertility treatments. The White Paper also proposes necessary measures to ensure equal access to safe and efficient fertility treatments across Europe.
Fertility Europe and the European Parliamentary Forum for Sexual & Reproductive Rights are launching a White Paper on “The Imperative of Equal Access to Fertility Treatments across Europe”.
Minds Matter: Empowering Fertility Patients with Psychological Support European Fertility Week (EFW 2023), 6-12 November, with the theme “Minds Matter: Empowering Fertility Patients with Psychological Support”. SUPPORT IS NEEDED! This year, Fertility Europe aims to spotlight the need for psychological support services to individuals before, […]