When an IVF
cycle fails, patients want an answer to the most important question which is
What next? What are my options?
because an IVF cycle has failed doesn't mean that you're never going to be able
to have a baby, so please dont start catastrophising or obsessing that all is
This is why
getting counseling before starting your IVF cycles , and doing your homework is
so important, because this way you have realistic expectations of the IVF
treatment, and you understand that often it takes time in order to achieve a
pregnancy after IVF.
cycle failing is not the end of the world its just the beginning of your
journey to success !
important thing is to analyze the cycle, so you can learn from it, and determine
what went well, and what didnt .
This is why
sitting down and review your medical records your doctor is so important. The
key here is the answer to a single question What was the quality of your
It can be
very helpful to get a second opinion , by sharing photographs of your embryos ,
as well as your IVF treatment protocol , with another IVF specialist , so that
he can provide an alternative perspective.
He may be
able to notice what the first doctor missed , so he can tell you what he can do
better in order to increase your chances if you do another cycle.