Tag: emotions

The Untold Stories of IVF

False Hope

When IVF Clinics Deliver False Hope

False hope doesn’t serve anyone well, yet it’s predominant in the IVF industry. IVF is often misrepresented or portrayed in an overly simplified, one-dimensional way. Further, the ‘medicalizalization’ of IVF and clinic emphasis on selling cycles and promoting protocols subverts a patient’s emotional needs. In a podcast with fellow former IVF patient Cathy Broadwell, Pamela…
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February 2, 2018 1
ReproTech Patients

Former ReproTech Patients Unplugged

ReproTech patients gather in a first-of-its-kind forum to discuss the complex emotional burden of failed ReproTech treatment and the loss of parenthood. In a raw and honest exchange, you’ll hear women underscore the importance of compassion and camaraderie. They explore the multi-dimensional personal-socio-cultural dynamics that come in the wake of failed IVF. Among the topics…
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June 10, 2017 2