When You're Not Expecting

Exploring the emotional aspects of women's reproductive health

Connie Shapiro, Ph.D., is a professor of family studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and author of When You're Not Expecting: An Infertility Survival Guide.


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About When You're Not Expecting

My blog encourages emotional resilience when the path to parenthood has detours such as infertility, pregnancy loss, or lack of a male partner. Not only do I address the struggles faced by those grappling with infertility, but in addition I offer tips, techniques, and creative solutions for effectively coping with the unique challenges related to reproductive health, as well as general advice gained during my years of counseling clients with infertility.

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