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How to prepare for the first IVF

12.4.2023 · 3 min reading
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Trying to have a baby is exciting and thrilling for some, but for couples who repeatedly fail to show two lines, trying to conceive causes considerable stress and worry. That's why, in today's article, we've decided to give you an insight into how to prepare for the first IVF without losing your mind.

We know, you imagined it differently. IVF? Those three letters were definitely not in your plans. But now it’s the only way to have the baby of your dreams, so there’s no choice but to take the first IVF route. It’s a big step, but all big things are much easier to manage if you have a plan and enough information. Let’s take a look at the most important ones for this:

What to expect when you start IVF

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And now for the practical part…

Take care not only of the body, but also of the soul

Infertility takes its toll, both mentally and physically, so the number one principle is: be kind to yourself. Reduce the number of activities that place high demands on you. Make a list of the things that stress you out and cross off the ones that can now go on the back burner. Ideally, find your own strategy for managing IVF – fertility yoga, meditation, therapy or acupuncture are some of the proven ways to manage stress and the IVF process itself. Last but not least, it’s important to have the support of the people who will walk this difficult path with you. With patience, plenty of empathy and understanding.

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