Thursday, 18 December 2014

List of procedures to be followed before IVF/ICSI



            

If you have decided on IVF or ICSI for whatever indication, there are certain medical and nonmedical procedures you should follow.


NONMEDICAL PREPARATION FOR IVF

DIET

Add healthy fruits  & Vegetables to your diet. Include salads in your daily diet.

Cucumber - cooling effect
Carrot        - Vitamin A, Antioxidants
Lemon       - Vitamin C
Tomato      - lycopene + Vitamins
Watermelon - Vitamin A, C, Potassium

Add to Daily Diet
Oily fish- Omega 3 faty
Walnut  – Omega 3 faty
Almonds – Vitamin E

EXERCISE

Enjoyable moderate exercise

Walking
Yoga
Aerobics
Dance class


LIFESTYLE CHANGES

Stop Smoking  &Alcohol
Improve Sleep pattern(no night shift)
Watch only ½ hr TV/Computer in a day
Use cell phone only for emergency
Reduce Stress  
Reduce social pressure (do not involve relatives unnecessarily)


SUNLIGHT

Daily 30 minutes exposure  to sunlight  improve Vitamin D levels

Do not take

• Genetically   Modified Food eg: corn/Soya
• (Ajinomoto)-MSG-Chinese salt 
• Chemical preservatives Eg:  Jam, Pickle
• Processed Food
• Hotel Food
• Bakery food/ Fried Food




MEDICAL PREPARATION FOR IVF

Counseling about the Procedure
Side effects
Duration Rx
Success rates
Costs
Re-Freezing +FET

Consent  Form – IVF/ICSI
Egg pick up (OR)
Freezing
DS/DE etc if needed

MET+ E.S
Mock Embryo Transfer
Endometrial Scratching

Screening +Rx injections

AMH +Hormone  Analysis

Screening + Rx Medical problems
Eg: Anemia, DM, HT

Screening +Rx Gynac Problems
Eg : PCOS , Endometriosis

Surgery if needed for (myomectomy ) Fibroids/Dilated tubes(Salpingectomy)Ø

Semen Analysis by Embryologist

Antibiotics for Husband if needed

Rx. For improving S.A if needed


Above all think positive and trust your team to do good work !!


Dr. Anita Mani
Infertility& Surrogacy Specialist at Gift IVF Centre
anitadane@gmail.com
www.giftivf.com 
+91 484 2475031,  +91 484 2475034, 

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Dr. Anita Mani is a renowned infertility specialist in south India with 18 years experience in ART (Assisted Reproductive Technology). Dr. Anita has successfully set up ART hospitals in Cochin and Bangalore,  along with her spouse  Dr. S Mani, who specialises in surrogacy. She completed MRCOG, from Royal College of Obstetrician and Gynaecologist  London, DFFP from  ART Warwick university and  worked in UK for 5 years. Dr. Anitha believes in scientific and ethical practice and is currently the director of Gift Gyno IVF centre Cochin and  Bangalore.  Apart from advanced laparoscopic surgeries, she is also an expert in various ART techniques including IVF, IUI, ICSI , donor egg / sperm  and surrogacy. Her proficiency is in genetic abnormalities and high risk pregnancies.

1 comment:

  1. Yes changing in Life style is important while IVF or ICSI Treatment in India.
    Reduce the consumption of alcohol and smoking as much you can. Lots of effort , cost and emotions is involved in such procedures of Infertility.

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