- Heavy exercise like: aerobics, jogging, weight lifting are prohibited during ovarian stimulation until the pregnancy test results are known.
- Smoking / alcohol consumption should also be avoided during stimulation.
- If a lady is under some medical treatment, please consult the doctor whether prescribed medicine are safe during stimulation protocol. As some medications may interfere with the fertility medication.
As IVF cycle may be an emotional and stressful time for some couple, it may be helpful for a lady to talk to a supportive person like friend or a close family member. She can also take a help from counselor from the fertility clinic.