- Chances of success
- Men are sometimes insecure and think that undergoing IVF might question their manhood.
- Women consider themselves guilty partner for infertility.
- Many consider IVF an artificial procedure.
- Few feel that babies born through IVF are at increased risk of birth defects.
Knowing that IVF requires stimulation of ovaries, retrieving eggs from follicles which otherwise would have been discarded and performing the process in labs increases the doubts of couples, who start thinking that manipulating the natural process using hormonal injections might adversely affect the baby and become a cause of birth defects. They hear the stories from couples who have had failed IVF cycles and start considering IVF as a bane!