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Physical preparation for IVF

Physical preparation for IVF


IVF cycle is an emotional, physical, stressful and financial investment. It takes around 20 to 25 days to complete the entire procedure of IVF. More emotional stress was common at the time of the treatment and the patients need to cope up with the fear that the cycle will become successful or not. The key success links for the IVF cycle are the healthy and good quality eggs and a healthy endometrial lining. Every patient has some needs that were to be addressed at the time of treatment and women should take care of their nutritional diet and their weight. Here are the some important steps that need to be considered physically at the time of IVF treatment:

  • The food should be high quality and low glycemic index food. Intake of healthy whole grains is also recommended.
  • Women should avoid foods like hydrogenated oils, processed foods, sugars and alcohol.

  • Nuts, seeds, avocado, pure fish, unrefined oils should be compulsory in healthy diet every day.

  • Exercises were most important in reducing stress at the time of treatment. Doing gentle exercise, mild walking and fertility related yoga is compulsory.

  • For most improved IVF outcomes, acupuncture and medication are compulsory as they both avoid stressful conditions and make mind fresh.

  • Smoking and alcohol should be avoided at the time of treatment. Avoiding of caffeine after the transfer of embryos is compulsory.

  • Eat organic and low pesticides sprayed food.

  • Regular checking of the thyroid and checking of hormone levels is compulsory.

  • Take a healthy sleep for one month prior to the IVF treatment. Sleeping in complete darkness improves the natural melatonin, which develops follicle.

  • Take Omega 3 fatty acids improve the embryo development.

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