Georgia H. Witkin, PhD, Assistant Clinical Professor, Mt. Sinai Medical Center, explains the negative aspects that may be present when undergoing In Vitro Fertilization (IVF).

Negative Effects of IVF

1) IVF involves a huge amount of change which contributes to high stress

2) IVF brings about the loss of a sense of control

3) The process of IVF involves a lot of waiting