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psycholožka Markéta Rokytová

We are well aware of the fact that infertility itself is burdensome for the psyche of both partners. Treatment, especially assisted reproduction, brings in particular to the woman a really great strain on her psychological state. We try to minimize these negative impacts with a sensitive approach, enough time for each visit and effort to individualize the care. We also offer support of a psychologist.

You can make an appointment with our psychologist PhDr. Markéta Rokytová via phone number 604 607 937.

WHY TO SEEK PSYCHOLOGIST’S SUPPORT WHEN RECEIVING INFERTILITY TREATMENT?

If a couple wants to have children and their efforts have been failing for some time, then it is the beginning of often a very exhausting long run. Both partners (mainly women) get into a circle of medical examinations and treatments. Current medical science can do almost miracles. However, it is often forgotten that involuntary childlessness is a long term stress. Its psychological aspect is often overlooked and underestimated.

What may involuntarily childless people experience?

Great despair and distortion of ideas of the future life: The child was actually taken for granted. Suddenly, here comes a shock that life can have a different form. The theme of fairness of life appears. "How can it be that children's homes are full of unwanted children and we, who would be loving parents, still cannot have one?"

Doubts about own femininity or manhood: The self-concept is deeply struck. "Every normal woman/normal man is able to have children! Only I am not. Therefore, I am strange and weird."

Feeling guilty: If one of the partners is diagnosed with infertility, the balance in the relationship may be affected. A „fertile partner” might think about finding another partner, an "infertile" partner sometimes tends to break a working relationship only not to hinder the other partner from having a child.

Life with perpetual „only when“: Whole life is driven by the idea: "Our life will begin only when we have a child." Even several years pass by and disappear this way.

Social isolation: All friends give birth or have young children, and thus common topics fade away and what’s more: the friends’ new topics hurt. "Therefore, it is safer to avoid these situations."

Partners’ conflicts: A long term stress is often transferred to the partnership life. Men and women have different adjustment mechanisms for coping with crisis and this difference may cause conflicts.

Sexuality: It sometimes gets under pressure of fertile days and gynaecological surgeries. It loses its spontaneity and slowly fades away from the relationship.

Confrontation with own insufficiency: „I have invested everything, including time, money and own body, but without results. What am I doing wrong?”

Alienation to own body: The body „doesn’t work” to expectations and it even becomes subject of continuous examinations and surgeries; the intimate zone is permanently disturbed. There is often weight gain as a result of hormone treatment.

Ingrowth of infertility in all spheres and levels of life: „Can we book a holiday? What if we already expect a child? Should we buy a bigger or smaller flat? What if we speak too soon by buying a big flat? But what if the small flat is not big enough then?" Women sometimes remain too long in the job that does not satisfy them because "what if I just get pregnant?"

Great pressure from the people around: Frequently asked questions: "So, when are you finally going to start a family?" Guaranteed pieces of advice on "how to do it". If the partners act as if they still do not want a child, they are blamed for careerism. They must figure out how to excuse their frequent absence at work and doctor visits if they do not want to spread such intimate information.

How can a psychologist help?

Psychologist provides crisis intervention, helping to relieve acute stress. It is often said that infertility is due to some psychological block. Meetings with psychologist should reveal any blocks, ambivalence or other psychological problems. It is even necessary to deal with the possibility that the efforts to have a baby might simply fail. And if infertility really threatens the quality of the relationship, this is, of course, a topic for a psychologist.

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Interview with Mirna Turcinovic, team manager of the coordinators

09.04.2021

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COVID-19 operating information, 1.3. 2021

01.03.2021

Dear clients, we would like to inform you and assure you that the current government measures of the Czech Republic do not have an impact on the treatment of our patients and do not limit the operation of the clinic. Please only cooperate by following the procedures below: •    Fill out a COVID-19 consent form at the clinic reception.  •    Please wear a mask when entering the clinic. •    Your temperature will be checked upon entry.  •    If you are feeling unwell please call the clinic first, do not come to the clinic. •    If consultations are not possible in person, we can reschedule it or arrange it via Skype-Zoom to make sure we give  attention on time to your case. •    If you have been in close contact to a COVID positive person, please inform us and we will postpone your treatment    for two weeks.  •    Please attend your appointments alone or with your partner, with no extra company. •    We will continue to monitor new government regulations to provide the safest treatment environment for you and your  family. •    International patients, please contact clinic Coordinators at info@procreaivf.cz to receive latest travel updates and receive necessary travel documentation.  Stay healthy and safe and we look forward to planning your pregnancy at ProCrea.    

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13.01.2021

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Christmas holidays non-working day

07.12.2020

We would like to inform you that our clinic will be closed 24th – 27th December. In case of any questions, please contact us ahead. We wish you Happy Holidays! ProCrea Swiss IVF Center Prague

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Your health and safety are our priorities

16.10.2020

Clinic is operating daily in accordance with epidemiology instructions in Czech Republic. Your health and safety are our priorities.   If you are travelling from abroad, we offer: - Official clinic invitation to confirm that travel is of medical purpose - FREE COVID PCR test for travel purposes for our female patients as part of their IVF treatment packages Feel free to contact us for more information.

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The most beautiful Christmas

The most beautiful Christmas
05.01.2021

"We would like to thank you very much for our treasure Karolína. We are your clients and thanks to you, our little girl was born on December 20, 2020 and became our most beautiful Christmas gift. The little one was 48cm and 3210g and we are very grateful to you.” Family Ženatík

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Beautiful "Thank you" from a happy, new mother
15.04.2020

Even during COVID pandemic time babies are born, including via IVF treatments. We received this beautiful thank you message from a happy new mother.

"I wish you primarily good health, so you could handle this challenging times and continue with your work. You have helped us greatly and we will be forever grateful."

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Thank you
04.03.2020

Dr. Šulc,

we would like to use this opportunity to thank you and your colleagues for the  care we received during our IVF treatment and following pregnancy from May 2019 until now.

We are especially grateful for your personal approach to our case, we felt cared after even when situation was not easy, we always knew we can turn to you for advice. We are aware that today it is unfortunatelly not a standard everywhere, so we value not only your medical help but also kind approach.

Michalka

Michalka
26.02.2020

Finaly even me can boast with joyfull news. On 10th February 2020 was born gorgeous girl Michalka (3650 g, 51 cm). She arrived 10 days after predicted date of birth. We, happy parents, want to thank to the whole Gest team for the longwished happiness. Markéta and Lukáš

Michal

Michal
07.01.2020

Finally can we show off our babyboy Michal. He was born on 24.12.2019, his weight was 2720g and was 48 cm long. Michal came into this world little bit earlier - at 37th week. 
Thanks a lot to the whole team - finally we have our little treasure. 
Happy parents Jaroslava and Luboš 

Zuzanka

Zuzanka
11.12.2019

We would like to thank the whole GEST team for the birth of our babygirl Zuzanka. She was born on 13. 7. 2018. Her weight was just 1120g - she was early born (28+6 week). She became a healthy, beautifull girl.
Grretings and thanks a lot again. 
Milena Wágnerová  

 

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ProCrea Swiss IVF Center s.r.o.
Nádražní Str. 762/32
(entrance from Rozkošného Str. 1058/3)
150 00 Praha 5 - Smíchov

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