Some women say that a failed IVF cycle feels similar to a lost pregnancy. We cannot fault them for feeling this way because the longing to be a mother is so strong. It can be devastating knowing you were so close to your dream yet IVF can be quite unpredictable.
For Davaoeno couples, undergoing fertility counseling in Davao during the whole IVF cycle is important because their fertility specialist needs to prepare them for what may or may not happen. Despite the high IVF success rate at IVF Davao Inc., the process is a gamble. Some couples get it on their first try, and others get in on their tenth. However, no matter how many cycles it takes for you to conceive, as difficult as it sounds, don’t be so hard on yourself.
Know that it wasn’t your fault
Don’t beat yourself up over it and stay up all night thinking about what you’ve done wrong. There was nothing you could do to control the situation. So let yourself grieve and try again. Not all failed IVF cycles end in miscarriages. Sometimes the embryo just doesn’t implant, and that’s okay. It wasn’t your fault.
You’re not obligated to broadcast your misfortune
People are not entitled to know what’s going on in your IVF cycle. Even if you’ve made the announcement that you’re undergoing the IVF procedure, you don’t need to tell everyone what went wrong. It’s your journey as a couple, and it’s your right to keep it private. Allowing a select group of friends who you know will help you is alright. But if someone outside of that group starts to pry, tell them you’re not comfortable talking about it yet.
Talk to your partner
The two of you are on this journey together, don’t forget to communicate with your partner because they are grieving too. Set aside some time to be with them and ask them how they’re feeling about the whole situation. It will help you grow as a couple and learn to put things behind you and walk forward to a brighter future.
The risk of another failed procedure is enough to make anyone give up on going through IVF. But you’ll never know if you never try. Don’t lose hope. One day, you’ll bring home your bundle of joy.
Visit the best (and only) fertility clinic in Davao. We are here to help you on your journey to becoming parents.