Infertility and Sexual Function: Issues and Solutions

Dr. Andrea Braverman

Thursday, March 23
1:00 PM–1:45 PM

 0.75 CME

 Session Description
  • Patients who are experiencing infertility challenges often greet the move to intrauterine insemination (IUI) or invitro fertilization (IVF) as this obviates the need for penetrative sexual intercourse and the demands of timing and performance.  We will explore how the human sexual response has been reconceptualized since Masters and Johnson.  Discussion of the unique challenges that infertility places on couple’s sex lives as well as strategies for addressing problems that may arise.

Session Objective
  • Describe the complex system of sexual response
  • Discuss the relationship between infertility and sexual functioning
  • Identify strategies for working with the emotional aspects of sexual health and dysfunction