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How Therapy Could Be More Effective For Infertility Than IVF Your Top 10 Questions – Answered

There were so many amazing questions on our recent Ask Marisa Anything Wednesday Webinar, discussing how RTT can be more effective for fertility than IVF – there simply wasn’t time to answer them all.

As this is such an important topic and powerful tools are available to help with infertility, we are dedicating this article to answering your questions, based on Marisa’s experience of helping women all over the world successfully bring a healthy new baby into the world.

Marisa has achieved outstanding success helping many women getting pregnant, have successful pregnancies, and have a peaceful, pain-free delivery.

Marisa uses Rapid Transformational Therapy™ (RTT™) to help people conceive and achieve healthy, successful pregnancies and pain-free births, even those who were diagnosed as ‘infertile’. Marisa has flown all over the world helping families have healthy children and also works with women to increase the success rate of in vitro fertilisation (IVF).

Marisa says, “The cycle that makes pregnancy possible begins with hormones released in the brain and is directly influenced by a woman’s thoughts and emotions…. You can use the power of your mind to influence the quality of your eggs and to understand the blocks that have prevented you from having a baby.’’

If you want to get pregnant, maintain a perfect pregnancy and have a healthy baby, Marisa shares how you can change your thoughts and emotions to have a positive effect.

Your Top 10 Questions – Answered

1. Mateja asked “Marisa, you told us that we need to imagine our egg and to feel like a mom, but in another way I hear so many times “just relax and don’t think and baby will come.” What advice should we listen to?” 

Marisa believes you don’t get pregnant when you become relaxed about it; you get pregnant when you are expecting a baby. Not wishing or hoping, but expecting: knowing, believing, and seeing that baby on its way to you.

This explains why couples in the process of adoption often conceive and why many conceive naturally after a successful IVF baby. They fully accept themselves as parents and see themselves as parents in every way. They buy things for the baby they know is on its way, rather than the baby they hope or wish would be on its way.

It is a little known fact that couples who are undergoing adoption are asked to use birth control, even if they have been diagnosed as infertile, because the statistics of adoptive parents becoming pregnant, even before the adoption has been completed, are quite high.

Trying to get Pregnant (and Succeeding) will show you how to take control of your thinking, discover and change any limiting beliefs you may have about yourself and your fertility, as well as help you to achieve your goal of having a baby. Marisa says ‘This is not a book to

read; it is a programme to use. Working through this book in sequence will give you the time to change your thoughts and will excite your imagination and your subconscious mind. This in turn will make you ready for, and receptive to, changing-both physically and mentally.’*

2. Dunja asked “Does RTT only work when you’re still in your ‘fertile’ years, or does it also work after 40?”

As Marisa states in her book Trying to get Pregnant (and Succeeding) “If you believe everything you read, you would think you have little choice, but to have your children in your early twenties. Headlines talk about the ‘infertility crisis’ stating that the number of couples facing problems with conception is set to ‘double’. In fact, becoming pregnant and having a baby is something we can influence (up to a certain age) and is much more of a choice than we have been led to believe…

There are already many options available to improve your fertility, including vitamins, supplements, and diet. However, the most important tool for use in conceiving your baby is your mind.

The human mind is the most powerful healing force there is. No drug in the world can match it; therefore any steps you take to conceive must be accompanied by a belief that it will work. Using vitamins, diet, and holistic therapies can only work, and indeed will work much better, if you also use the power of your mind and your belief system to convince yourself of their effectiveness.”

3. Nikolette asked “Marisa told us that even the quality of eggs can be improved in a woman. If a woman is 50 and is not in the menopause, can she still improve the quality of her eggs?”

​​It is a fact that women between the ages of 12 and 55 years of age will be asked if they could be pregnant when they go into hospital for scans or treatments. That is because it absolutely is possible and does happen. To give you some real life examples… ​​

  • Cheryl Tiegs had twins at age fifty-two.
  • Annie Leibovitz was in her fifties when she had her baby.
  • Al Pacino and Beverly D’Angelo had twin boys when she was forty-nine and he was in his early sixties.
  • Helen Fielding had her first child at forty-five and her second child at age forty-eight.
  • Arlene Phillips had a second daughter naturally at age forty-eight.

According to the Office for National Statistics, the number of women over 40 giving birth increased by 70 per cent in ten years, (between 2001 and 2010). Marisa also notes that the rate of women having terminations in their forties also increased by a third in less than ten years. After teenagers, the next highest rate of abortions are by women in their forties, who thought they could not conceive, so abandoned birth control, then became pregnant.

‘Yet women who go to the doctor and say, “I am forty-five and I really want to have a baby” are told they have a two percent chance of it happening. Since our body doesn’t age in the way we have been led to believe, it is not true that you are unlikely to conceive after you turn 40, Marisa reassures.

“Every thought we have creates a physical reaction in the body and an emotional response, but our thoughts and beliefs are not fixed, and are ours to change. Thinking positive, powerful thoughts and telling yourself your reproductive system is young and super-fertile causes it to respond and behave in a way that matches those thoughts. Whereas telling yourself that your body is old, dried up, and without any useful eggs has the opposite effect. Our cells listen and respond to our thinking. Words and negative labels have a destructive effect upon your central nervous system.”

Listening to Marisa’s hypnotic downloads could guide your body to conception, a healthy pregnancy and birth, and to make your experience as positive as possible.*

4. Mateja asked “Me and my husband have been trying for 2 years and all doctors tell us is that all is good with us. But my baby is not coming. I work so much on myself. But how can I know which block I have to work on to get pregnant?”

Marisa explains that “Clinically, the term ‘infertile’ is applied if a couple has difficulty getting pregnant after trying for one year. Approximately 40 percent of such problems arise from the female, 40 percent from the male, and 20 percent are unexplained.

When women are diagnosed with ‘unexplained infertility’ it literally means their reproductive system is fine, they ovulate, and they have good-quality eggs, so there is no medical reason for them not to conceive.”

Marisa Peer has had enormous success in helping women all over the world to conceive, even when they have been diagnosed with unexplained infertility. Her belief is that our subconscious thoughts and beliefs about pregnancy, birth, raising children, and how we were raised, can block our ability to conceive, because of both conscious and unconscious fears. She believes that infertility is as much, if not more, mental than physical.

Unexplained infertility is precisely that – unexplained. However it can be explained and overcome. The techniques Marisa shares in her book, audios, and programs are designed to help you to uncover the root cause of unexplained fertility and guide your body to a healthy pregnancy and birth.

5. Cate asked: “Is it possible to be aware on a conscious level of all your blocks? Can your infertility hypnosis work as well as an RTT session?”

​​In over thirty years of working with women who are having difficulty conceiving, Marisa identified the same blocks that come up over and over again.​

Marisa Peer’s Common Pregnancy Blocks:

  1. Fear of the birth.
  2. Fear of hospitals.
  3. Fear of losing control of your body.
  4. Guilt or trauma from losing a baby.
  5. Fear of being a bad parent.
  6. Fear of losing your independence.
  7. Fear of the baby.
  8. Fear the baby will grow up and reject you.
  9. Fear of abandonment from your partner.
  10. Fear of the baby interfering in your relationship.
  11. Fear of not loving the baby.
  12. Fear of age.​

In Trying to get Pregnant (and Succeeding), Marisa goes into more detail of each one of these blocks. It also includes up to date diet, nutrition and lifestyle advice in a practical and easy to follow book.

Marisa’s hypnotic downloads guide your body to an easy conception, a perfect pregnancy and easy, healthy birth. It  will help you precisely visualise the natural conception of your baby and Marisa’s voice and words will guide your body into doing exactly what it was designed to: create a perfect, healthy baby.*

6. Clare asked “Could my worries about affording a baby and of worries around job security and now potential early menopause be getting in the way of getting pregnant…?  or could it be that my baby had an infection and I feared I’d lose him be in my way. First time I got pregnant immediately but we’ve tried now for 4-5 years. Can I overcome this?”

​​​Marisa shares that “A very strong force in the human psyche is that nothing in our lives will influence us more than the things we link to pain and pleasure. Humans are ruled by these phenomena. ​​​​​

The mind holds on to outdated information if it has been repeated often enough. Every time you used birth control, you sent a powerful message to your mind: I don’t want to be pregnant. I don’t want a baby. Every time you took your pill, inserted the cap, or used a condom, your brain got the message loud and clear. If you have ever experienced a pregnancy scare, you know that in that moment you linked absolute pain and fear to being pregnant.

The mind has a powerful control over the body, so every time you said things like ‘I can’t afford to have a baby now,’ or ‘It’s not the right time in my career for children,’ you told your mind you don’t want a baby, and your body responded to that instruction. These words subconsciously told your body that a baby was not what you want and your body responded by not creating one. But your body does not know when you have changed your mind, and the old words are no longer applicable. This thought process is not automatically reversed. However, hypnosis is amazing at reversing it.”

The good news is, humans can choose what to link pain and pleasure to. When you associate absolute pleasure with being pregnant and having a baby it’s an advantage. If your mind links pain to the thought of giving birth or losing your figure after having a baby, it can work against you. RTT®️ and Marisa’s programs aim to help reverse outdated thinking and reprogram the mind and body to what you want instead—a happy pregnancy and a healthy baby.

7. Kristiana said: “Hello, I would like to ask about getting my period again. I lost it after taking contraception pills for many years and although my doctor told me I am physically healthy, I cannot get my period back again. My gynecologist told me that I will probably become infertile if I do not do anything about it. Thank you for all the work you do, Marisa! You have been changing lives of all my family members.”

​​​​In Trying to get Pregnant (and Succeeding) Marisa shares her own personal experience to demonstrate how our bodies respond to old thoughts and feelings. Marisa says: ​​​​​​

“When I was eighteen, I vividly remember praying for my period to arrive, fearing I might be pregnant, believing I had “ruined my life”, and my parents would be furious.​​

I remember being in our family bathroom, sitting with my head pressed against the cool wall tiles, wondering how I would ever tell my parents. I tried to cry silently, because they didn’t even know I was in a sexual relationship with my boyfriend. I was due to go to university. They were so proud of me and I was about to destroy their dreams. Later, my period arrived, and I was as happy as if I had won the lottery and already got a first-class degree. The pleasure I linked to not being pregnant was strong and I was on a high for days. My boyfriend was pretty relieved as well. He was linking as much horror and pain to being a father at eighteen as I was to being an eighteen-year-old mother.

Very shortly after I had that fearful moment when I thought I was pregnant, I began having periods every two weeks. Then a year later, they completely stopped – for eight years. I was very fit and healthy, but was diagnosed with fertility problems. Later I was put on thyroxine and was told my thyroid didn’t work well and that I would need to take medication for the rest of my life.

Some years later, during a routine check-up, I asked my doctor how I could get pregnant since I didn’t have periods at all. He responded in a very offhanded way, saying, ‘Well, you won’t get pregnant on thyroxine, and if you come off it, you won’t get pregnant either. There is nothing you can do about it. You must accept it.’ I was shocked, as by then I was beginning to really want a baby. Luckily, I refused to believe him, and at some stage in the conversation I told him not to tell me anything else. I would not accept that I wouldn’t have a baby. I decided not to hear what he had to say and not to let it in. I did believe it might take me some time, and that it might be difficult, but I always believed I would have a baby one day.

At the time my infertility was diagnosed, I was an exercise teacher working in LA. By the time I had the conversation with my Doctor I had become a very successful therapist and frequently witnessed in my own patients the power of the mind to overcome a diagnosis.

I thought it might take me a year to get pregnant; in fact, it took me two months. I was thrilled to be having a baby.”

Marisa advises that: “Our thoughts are so instant; it is easy to feel that they are controlling us. But instead we must think: Where did that belief come from? Who put it there? Why am I choosing to believe this? You might have to work at it initially, but it will become second nature after a while, and it will be worth it.”

8. Dionyssia asked “How do I get over having had an abortion to get pregnant again?”

Marisa has identified several blocks to getting pregnant, one of which is ‘guilt from a termination, miscarriage or stillbirth.’

Marisa says: “Losing a baby is traumatic and overwhelming, and many women in this situation tell themselves, “I can never go through this again.” This is a direct instruction to the mind to ensure you never do go through it again by never becoming pregnant again.

When women have lost a baby, they can feel terribly guilty that their body failed the baby. They have more guilt that having another child will make them forget the one they lost.

Many women who terminate a pregnancy feel guilt and punish themselves at a subconscious level, by denying themselves another baby, even though they are unaware that they are doing this. Their mind believes that being pregnant will bring up bad memories, so therefore pregnancy is best avoided.”

Marisa explains more in her free article The Hidden Causes Of Infertility, where she says “our mind has the most powerful potential on the planet. Once you learn how to dialogue with it to work with you, not against you, you can harness your powerful subconscious mind to help you conceive. Learn how to overcome the stress response and prime your body ready for the arrival of your baby. I look forward to hearing about your success stories.”

These are some of the many success stories, photos and letters Marisa is proud to have received from happy clients who welcomed these little ones into the world thanks to RTT…

baby pictures on notice board

9. Natalie asked “My daughter can get pregnant, but has had eight miscarriages. She is always told that is nature’s way of eliminating a baby with severe health issues. They make it sound natural to have eight unhealthy fetus’. She has two healthy children, but wants one more. Can hypnosis help her keep a healthy baby?”

Marisa explains: “You may have subconscious blocks that you are not even aware of. For example, I have clients who, during a hypnosis session with me, have gone back to the most simple, yet profound images. One remembered being a child watching a western where a woman was screaming repeatedly as she gave birth and died in extreme pain. That child said to herself, “I am never going to go through that.”​​​​​​​​​​​

Another client remembered being in her mother’s arms as her mother described childbirth to her friends, saying,”Oh, it was agony, I thought I was going to be ripped in half, and I thought I was dying from the pain. I bled non-stop and it went on for two days. It was brutal and horrendous.” That child had a similar thought: “I am never going to let that happen to me.”

I have witnessed clients who remember their own birth whilst in hypnosis. If it was very traumatic and frightening, it is the only experience of birth the subconscious has, and its job is to ensure that the person does not experience birth again, including giving birth herself.

The subconscious mind is not logical. It’s motivated by making sure you avoid anything that you link pain to, and only you can change this. Hypnosis and Rapid Transformational Therapy®️ work directly with the subconscious.

10. Patricia asked: “How can we find an RTT specialist in Europe?”

​​Rapid Transformational Therapy™ (RTT™) is a very powerful tool to help with infertility. By understanding the pregnancy blocks, you can use your subconscious mind to prepare your body to conceive, enjoy a healthy pregnancy, and successfully deliver a happy baby.​

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Find A Specialist Therapist (FAST) is a premium service to match you with the perfect specialist therapist. Sign up for a free, no obligation discovery call, so that you can see if this would be right for you. Once matched to the perfect specialist for you, you will be able to experience a 2 hour private and confidential session, either online or in person and a you will receive personal transformation audio recording, to lock in the changes. Experience one of the most powerful methods to unblocking the root cause and achieving ‘life-changing’ transformation.

Marisa concludes that “The ability to excite the subconscious mind is a great asset in boosting your fertility and changing your biochemistry. Scientists are just beginning to scratch the surface of the amazing capabilities of the mind and body, and one of their findings is that when the imagination is excited by positive thoughts and images, it sets off changes in the body.

Everything we do and everything we want is because of how it makes us feel or will make us feel. We want to have a baby because we believe this will make our lives better. Believing you will make it happen, and seeing it happen in your mind, will cause you to feel better physically, mentally, and emotionally.”

*Please note that results vary and cannot be guaranteed.



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