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What to Do in case of Negative Embryo Transfer?

When an embryo transfer is performed, we always hope for a positive result. In fact, it’s normally takes several months of coordination, nerves and efforts: an egg donor or a sperm donor, selection of a surrogate, contracts reviewing with lawyers, medication... All this delays the final phase of the process: pregnancy. However, the first embryo transference is not always positive, and for this reason it’s better to get prepared for a possible negative result. In this case the support of the surrogacy agency and the IVF clinic is vital.

Why is Embryo Transfer not Always Positive?

A good preparation for an embryo transfer would be the understanding of why it doesn’t result in pregnancy sometimes. It should be kept in mind that the success rate is normally 60-70%, however, it depends much on a country, embryo quality, a surrogate… and it needs a bit of luck.

In fact, some specialists assure that the second embryo transfer is more successful, as the surrogate’s uterus is more prepared and accustomed to hormones.

For this reason it’s important to get well-informed preliminary on the quality of the embryos to transfer, on the surrogate’s health condition and on possible reasons of failed transfers too.

In reality, according to Nova Clinic, one of most recognized IVF clinics in Russia, in most cases the success or the fail of an embryo transfer is determined by the quality of embryos and, especially, by the genetic material used, the egg donor or the sperm donor.


How to Achieve Postive Result

First of all, it should be clear that a negative pregnancy test doesn’t mean a fail. The reaction shouldn’t be that of desperation. Instead of this it’s necessary to concentrate all energy on thinking that it will be positive next time. For this reason, it’s crucial to trust your surrogacy agency, which analyzes the reasons and offers psychological support both to the future parents and to the surrogate.

In fact, on the long path of a surrogacy process – due to its complex nature – you can encounter more obstacles to overcome. However, right fellow travelers – surrogacy agency, IVF clinic and the surrogate- make these obstacles more overcomable so that they might not impede achieving the most desirable goal: to have own children and create a family.
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