The following is the heart-to-heart sit down I so desperately needed at the time but never got. I hope that the lessons that I learned will bring you some perspective to assist you with moving through your fertility journey with less struggle and more ease.
It’s unfortunate that somewhere along the way, using Yoga props began to be seen as a crutch or weakness. That the mere thought of using a block in triangle pose showed that you weren’t a ‘good yogi’ (whatever that means).
Stress does not have a direct cause and effect interaction with pregnancy. Women all over the world are getting pregnant when they are stressed, and many women who are super chill are not getting pregnant. It’s important to remember that this is an association. Stress does not negate pregnancy – nor does being stress-free ensure a positive cycle!