Stress Reduction During In Vitro Fertilization
The goal of this study is to determine the effect of Healing Touch (HT) on the stress, anxiety, and self-efficacy experiences of women undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) in a randomized, controlled design. HT is a gentle, non-invasive form of energy-balancing work that promotes relaxation.
- behavioral : Healing Touch
- behavioral : Standard Care
- behavioral : Desensitization Therapy
Ages Eligible For Study:
-Age <43 - FSH <= 14 - About to enter an IVF cycle at the Stanford Fertility and Reproductive Medicine Center - Planning a transfer of their own fresh embryos during this cycle - Speak and read English fluently