Once women are diagnosed with infertility, taking fertility drugs is their first choice. However, if fertility drugs are not effective there are many other options gifted by science which can be tried out for increasing the chances of pregnancy. Other options include assisted reproductive technology, artificial insemination, implantation of fertilised egg, surgery etc. The options like acupuncture are also tried by many. Besides all these treatments, IVF is one such option illustrious for treating infertility.
IVF (In Vitro Fertilisation) is a process where egg cell fertilisation with sperm takes place out side the body of women. This means, that egg cell and sperm is allowed to meet in vitro (in the lab) for the process of fertilisation. After the process of fertilisation, the embryos are transferred to the uterus. It is one of the ways to deal with infertility problems. IVF is one of the illustrious options opted by many and has proved successful for many.
IVF can prove to be effective to treat infertility problems resulting due to damaged or blocked fallopian tubes, fibroids, abnormal uterus shape etc; in women. It can also prove effective to treat infertility problems caused due to the low sperm count in men. IVF has helped many couples to solve problems of infertility caused due to unknown reasons too. Read on to know about the safety precautions to be taken after IVF.
Which safety precautions should be taken after IVF?
If you have undergone IVF you need to take proper safety measures so that it increases the chances of IVF becoming successful. Here are some safety precautions which you should take after your IVF.
- Avoid vigorous activities which involves forceful bodily movement
- Avoid heavy workout and exercises
- Keep away from smoking
- Try to avoid the caffeine as much as possible
- Avoid indulging yourself in a sexual intercourse
- Avoid lifting heavy weights
- Avoid involving your self in the activities like aerobics
- Avoid consuming alcohol or alcoholic products and drinks
- Do not take sunbaths and avoid swimming
- Stay away from tough household work
- Avoid consuming drugs
Along with following all the safety precautions you also need to leave all your worries behind. Have a positive attitude and encourage yourself to think positively about the pregnancy issues. A positive attitude is a first step which a person takes towards the success of a particular thing in life.
You also need to remove all the negative thoughts form your mind and relax. You should always keep updating your doctor if you are facing any irrelevant symptoms. You may also make note of symptoms of pregnancy which may occur after IVF with the help of your doctor. If you are not able to relax your self you can take help of relaxation techniques like meditation by creating a calm environment at your abode. Try to be happy and cheerful after your IVF to get ready for experiencing joys of pregnancy!
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