SART Hope & Heartbreak Podcast with Julia Woodward

Julia Woodward SART

Julia Woodward, PhD, Director of the Psychological Services Program at the Duke Fertility Center, was featured in a recent Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART) Fertility Experts podcast called "IVF: Cycles of Hope and Heartbreak." Listen to the podcast here.

Dr. Woodward discusses just how common depression and anxiety are among fertility patients, the factors that drive patients to minimize their struggles to the fertility team, the most common time points for stress to spike, the lack of evidence for stress as a cause of infertility and five key coping strategies patients can use to combat stress.