Involuntarily Childless After IVF – a man’s point of view

Podcast Episode #: 22 
We have deep empathy for women in this situation…but do we consider how it is for the men?

Interview with: François de Neuville

A former commando-paratrooper, husband, adventurer, entrepreneur, and tsunami survivor. As a High-Performance Coach, speaker, and writer, he helps you master your time and master yourself to create an epic life.

In this episode we are discussing:

  • François’ personal journey with IVF.
  • How difficult was it to share this journey with other people ?
  • At the start, what did you know about IVF?
  • The impact of constant travelling – time, expense, inconsistency of treatment, emotions, etc.
  • His perspective on how the IVF process is for Women: injections, egg collection, embryo transfers, etc.
  • His experience of the IVF process for Men: sperm collection at the clinic; supportive role.
  • Support for men?
  • Coping mechanisms, struggles.
  • Finding meaning when your identity is re-written.
  • Navigating relationships in challenging time.

How to connect with François:çois-de-neuville/

A few resources to continue exploring this topic:

peace, pain, suffereing


    • The 5 Love Languages” by Gary Chapman
    • Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus” by John Gray




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