When Pregnancy Dreams Become IVF Nightmares

It all started when Malissa Pineda received a troubling call from her fertility doctor. His voice sounded anxious when he said, “I need you to come into the office right away.

Malissa is one of the many participants of IVF treatment. In vitro fertilization, one of the most costly fertility treatments available, is a part of a $3 billion U.S industry. To some parents, it was a blessing from above to have a successful IVF session. But it is not without risks. The surgery risks as well as the costs are extremely high. Malissa knew of these risks going in, but it’s what she didn’t expect that almost changed her life forever.

Read more about Malissa’s traumatic IVF scare here.