Deciding to stop treatment

Most couples find that being on the IVF program has some negative effects on their sex life, job, career and financial situation. In spite of this many couples keep trying, sometimes over a period of years. Others find the process of IVF too demanding and decide to not pursue treatment if they experience treatment failure.

The most common reason why couples stop treatment is that they're pregnant — a very good reason to stop! But for those who aren't so fortunate, the emotional demands of IVF are a much more common reason for discontinuing treatment than the physical burden of treatment. I talk more about the process of arriving at a decision to stop IVF treatment in Chapter 12.

100 Pregnancy Tips

100 Pregnancy Tips

Prior to planning pregnancy, you should learn more about the things involved in getting pregnant. It involves carrying a baby inside you for nine months, caring for a child for a number of years, and many more. Consider these things, so that you can properly assess if you are ready for pregnancy. Get all these very important tips about pregnancy that you need to know.

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