Only necessary treatments to be carried out during COVID 19, that’s a common voice all across the world. Allow the healthcare systems to deal with the situation at hand, do not overwhelm it. If you have had to put your infertility treatments on hold, or have had to delay your IVF cycle, because you are doing your bit to help the healthcare system, you should use this time to stay healthy, so when you do actually start with your IVF cycle, chances are that you will conceive faster.
Get in Shape One of the many reasons for infertility is being overweight. If you are overweight and have been having trouble conceiving, use this time to shed that extra weight and get in to shape, so that you can start your treatment with renewed confidence of getting pregnant when the time arrives. This applies for both partners, so get running, get some exercise, and increase your chances of pregnancy through IVF.
Supplements Make sure your diet is nutritious and also supplement it with multivitamins that are rich in omega-3 acids, folic acid and zinc. Be sure to consult your reproductive endocrinologist to get the right advice for you. Don’t Smoke, Don’t Drink Excessive drinking can cause infertility so avoid the consumption alcohol and if you smoke, quit. Both these vices have an adverse effect on the reproductive system of both partners. Abstain and work towards bringing your system in shape for a healthy pregnancy.
Work on your relationship with your partner Speak with your partner about your situation. You are not in this alone. Support each other and allow each other to speak out, share feelings and work together towards feeling better.
Be in touch with your consulting reproductive endocrinologist, and stay up to speed with the developments of the pandemic. You never know your chances of undergoing a treatment may come around sooner than you expect. Stay positive and stay healthy.