One of the problems with IVF is that most cycles will fail
. When a cycle fails, the patient is never sure whether the failure was because
of a basic biological problem which they have, or whether it was because the
doctor was incompetent .
They aren't sure if their chances would increase if they
changed the doctor , and aren't sure if they should switch, or continue with
the same clinic, with whom they have a relationship, and who knows their
This is why it's so important that patients demand that
IVF clinics provide them with photos of their embryos routinely.
The right time to ask for this is before you've paid your
fees - before you start your IVF cycle. The truth is that once you've started,
there's going to be precious little you can do about their refusal to give you
photos of your own embryos
I still don't understand why all IVF clinics aren't
willing to share such basic information routinely.
After all, the one thing an IVF clinic does is make
embryos, and a good IVF clinic will proactively share photos , to document the
fact that they have provided good quality treatment.
If your clinic refuses to do this, you should definitely
worry , because this means they're not confident about the quality of care
they're providing you with !
What to find an IVF clinic which respects your time and