Healing & Preventing Fertility Treatment Related Burnout

ivf mindset Oct 23, 2022

Burnout is a state of emotional, physical and mental exhaustion caused by excessive and prolonged stress. When we hear this term, a lot of the time our brain goes right to employment or work-related burnout. But this concept can be applied to any area of your life, including fertility. In today’s episode, I interviewed Michelle Kapler, a fertility focused acupuncturist and Chinese Medicine Practitioner. We get into how to prevent and heal fertility related burnout as she shares her perfect potion concept and steps on how to prevent burnout from happening in the first place. 

Episode highlights:

  • The telltale signs of burnout (it’s not just in your head)
  • How unproductive thoughts can cause burnout 
  • Michelle’s “perfect potion” strategy for healing burnout
  • How to prevent burnout from happening in the first place

Michelle’s Bio

Michelle Kapler is a fertility focused acupuncturist and Chinese Medicine Practitioner, Fellow of The American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine and feminist mindset coach.  In her 12 year clinical career, she has helped thousands of folks during their infertility treatment processes with acupuncture. As a mentor and coach, she helps people all over the world manage their stress and anxiety during their fertility treatment process and heal or prevent burnout, so they can get back to enjoying their lives.

Related Links


IG - @michellekapler

FB - @michellekapleracu

Podcast - The Infertility Stress Podcast

The Burnout Book - By the Nagoski sisters

Please Note: The contents of this podcast are for educational and informational purposes only. The information is not to be interpreted as, or mistaken for, clinical advice. Please consult a medical professional or healthcare provider for medical advice, diagnoses, or treatment.


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