If you and your partner are planning for IVF treatment, needless to say that you prepared with all the basics. This preparation time usually begins with Below is the checklist help you to double sure your preparations for IVF treatment.
- Define your cause of Infertility
It is no more a news that male and female can be infertile. In all fertility issues only one third infertility cases are due to female, other one third due to male and the remaining one third is due to combination of male and female both. Knowing the cause of infertility would help you take your first step towards your journey to parenthood.
- Diet Plan for IVF
We will suggest you to drink like you are pregnant already. Eating nutritionally balanced diet is key to successful body and this is what you need. Make sure your diet is including leafy green vegetables, fresh fruits and folic acid.
- Eliminate Unhealthy habits
Smoking, alcohol and steroids are enemy of your fertility. They are the main cause of infertility in both male and female. Say no to all these unhealthy habits for a good result. Also limit your caffeine intake or quit if possible.
- Reduce stress
However the entire process of IVF is stressful for any couple but try to reduce stress as much as you can. Studies say that lower levels of stress leads to a successful IVF cycle. Medicate, read books, listen music or do whatever you like to do to be stress-free.
- Adequate Sleep
Never compromise with your sleep. Getting enough good sleep is important for your upcoming IVF cycle.
- Check your weight and Exercise
Being overweight or underweight can affect your fertility. Balance the required weight and use BMI calculator to keep a track on it.
- Relay on your Support System
This is the path you and your partner both have to walk through together. Talk to each other regarding the upcoming possibilities and yes make your plan B, C and D ready already.