The invisible threat of COVID-19 has suddenly and dramatically changed medical practice in all areas, including assisted reproduction. Reproductive medicine societies recommend suspending new infertility treatment cycles during this period. Couples who had already started their efforts found themselves at an impasse. They had invested time and money in their treatment and were full of hope. However, now they are disappointed and worry about the impact of this forced – and indefinite – delay in the chances to conceive. But, when can they resume their efforts and who can guarantee their success? Doctors who are questioned are in a difficult position and need to balance the patient’s needs with tight recommendations.