Riding the Emotional Roller Coaster of the IVF Cycle

In This Chapter

^ Preparing for the roller-coaster by knowing what to expect ^ Dealing with good news and bad news ^ Sending out an SOS when things get on top of you

A\ n IVF cycle is often described as an emotional roller-coaster ride ¥ • during which you sometimes feel hopeful and optimistic and at other times sad and low-spirited. In this chapter, I describe the events that can make your emotions swing during an IVF cycle and give you some strategies for dealing with your feelings and staying in control while you're having treatment. In Chapter 11, I talk more about how the whole infertility and IVF experience can affect your life and sometimes almost drive you round the bend.

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