When a movie starring Kareena Kapoor, Akshay Kumar, Kiara Advani and Diljit Dosanjh is based on the theme of IVF, one can be sure that it will be a feel-good film. But here's what Good Newwz is missing. That the IVF business can also sometimes be a whole bunch of bad news.
At 36, the last thing Shweta expected was to spread her legs in stirrups for some technician to prick and poke her privates with needles and tubes in ways considered unimaginable.
After several miscarriages, more than 50 hormone injections, two invasive procedures, and over 15 months of emotional and physical slog, this Mumbai girl, now a Hong Konger, worries if she waited too long. She spent the early years of her marriage doing her darndest not to get pregnant and then when at 34, she started trying for a family, nature refused to cooperate.
Fertility declines, in some cases more rapidly than others. But there’s been a rise in the number of fertility clinics that sell hope in packages while cherry picking the successful results.
Like nature, technology is unforeseeable. So it’s important to understand what you are getting into and make an informed choice.