published by asingh on Tue, 09/23/2014
With so much build up to Transfer Day, it's no suprise that I get asked almost daily about what to do/not do on this day to improve chances of success.
Here are my top 5 IVF transfer day tips.
IVF patients often ask me if it is “normal” to feel sore and even tender to touch in the lower abdomen after egg retrieval and the days leading up to embryo transfer.
There is a good reason for this soreness, which requires a little reproduction biology 101 to explain. During the first few weeks of fetus development, your baby's internal and external genital structures are the same, regardless of whether you are ultimately going to have a boy or a girl. And then they divide and by week 16 become:
The following story was featured in the Vancouver Georgia Straight paper in May, 2011. The story was featured as part of Infertility Awareness Week. Acubalance was interviewed for this story on how we integrate acupuncture into the IVF process as well as our goal of helping couples have healthy babies: