Evelyn Receives Discouraging News from Her Fertility Doctor
Season 1 Episode 115
Aired on 06/18/2016
After two consecutive miscarriages, Evelyn worries that she may never be able to conceive a child again, but she refuses to give up on her long-awaited dream. She decides to see a fertility specialist to get a clearer picture of where she stands and see what options are available to her. During her exam, Ev learns that she has a declining reserve of eggs, and if she continues to try conceiving naturally, she could be at risk for another miscarriage. Evelyn is disheartened by the news, as the doctor explains that she may need to consider fertility treatments and in-vitro fertilization as an alternative option. Evelyn is torn about IVF and struggles to decide what's right for her and her family.
"It's not what I want to hear. But it makes sense. I can still try naturally, but I have the risk of miscarrying again. I know I'm not 20. And this is what my reality is," she says. "This definitely makes me upset."
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