Infertility Support Group

Are you struggling with fertility? Infertility issues bring up many difficult feelings that are often experienced alone.

When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard or welcomed. But when we are silent, we are still afraid. So it is better to speak." - Audre Lorde

Even the word infertility can have strong negative connotations and stir up powerful emotions.  We understand that having difficulty conceiving can generate a great deal of stress that many women process alone. Our infertility support group will give you a space to connect with other women who may have had similar experiences on their journey toward becoming mothers. Even if your conscious mind isn't thinking about loss, your unconscious mind and body may be dealing with feelings of anger, grief, sadness, and shame. This semi-monthly support group will offer a space for women to talk about their experience & feelings in community with others. In addition to offering you a space to process your own experience, a support group gives you the opportunity to be part of the healing process for other women. Sharing your story could help someone else with the challenges they are facing. Offering your understanding can not only help others heal, but it may help you give more meaning to the challenges you have faced. Using talk therapy, yoga, and relaxation techniques we will process grief and loss, reframing and meaning, and holding hope for the future. Women with any variety of infertility struggles are welcome to attend.

"Even though the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it." - Helen Keller

2014 Schedule
Thursday, June 26 5:30-7pm
Thursday, August 28 5:30-7pm
Thursday, October 30 5:30-7pm

This group alternates monthly with our infertility support group. If you are experiencing both pregnancy loss and infertility struggles you are welcome to attend both.

$20 per group. Walk-ins welcome, but you are highly encouraged to reserve your spot ahead of time as space is limited.

Please feel free to call or email Bess Hart, LCSW with questions.

504-891-4344 or

Uptown Counseling
4011 Baronne Street
New Orleans, LA 70115

Please visit our personal websites to find out more about
Bess Hart or Brooke Bailey.

Not sure if a workshop or support group is the right thing for you?

Take a look at this heartfelt
letter about joining an infertility support group from Resolve board member Jane Castanias.