The first thought that arises in most women’s minds after their infertility specialist tells them to go for an IVF treatment is, “What is it like to get IVF treatment feel like?” or “what should I expect during my IVF treatment”
And yes it’s obvious to think about it. Because there are so many myths around us telling us that IVF is a painful treatment.
Honestly, this is why we are here to shed some light on what IVF treatment feels like and what you can expect during the procedure.
What is IVF?
IVF or in vitro fertilization is a process in which a couple’s gametes are fertilized outside a female’s body in a lab. This is the reason why sometimes IVF is also termed a test-tube baby.
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Generally, the treatment is more expensive than IUI and other infertility treatments but it promises a high success rate of a healthy pregnancy with a success rate of 40% in young women. This is the reason why for most patients the cost of IVF seems worth it.
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What Is It like to get IVF Treatment?
Well, if you are thinking getting an IVF is all fun and easy then you might be wrong. Though it’s painless, it is a lengthy process that takes time. After all, even natural pregnancy takes time, care, and patience.
From numerous screening and medical tests to a lot of consultations, getting an IVF treatment will seem hard mentally and emotionally.
But don’t be scared because, at the end of the day, this will be a worth it journey. So the good news is that IVF isn’t as bad as it’s projected.
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So, what actually an IVF treatment feels like?
Undergoing an IVF treatment will feel like an experience filled with emotions. From excitement to fear you’ll feel it all. Every stage will feel like an examination because without passing each and every stage you cannot make your place to the last one. But the last stage of implantation is when you hope you succeed. But the happiness you’ll achieve after successfully conceiving will be incomparable.
You’ll feel a bunch of emotions, stress, and also excitement about being so close to your dream. But all this time, you just have to take less stress and be optimistic.
What To Expect During The Early Stages Of Your IVF Treatment?
Do not get surprised but your body will go through a lot of changes during an IVF treatment, and here are some things which you can expect during the early stages of IVF.
1. Expect To Feel Emotional
It is common to feel so many emotions and outbursts during your IVF treatments. This is because of the hormonal changes that take place in your body. So you can expect your journey to be overwhelming at some point.
2. Increase In Hunger
Some patients may experience an increase in their appetite. This generally doesn’t happen with all patients but the reason can be emotional changes rather than medications.
Yes, you read it right, you have to keep more patience during your IVF journey. You need to keep your cool during the tests, you need to be more patient because things take time in IVF.
Though we at Ferticity Fertility Clinics value your time and do our best to share your results as soon as possible, there might be some days where it would take some time.
4. Digestive Issues
Constipation is one of the most common problems of IVF. So it’s recommended to eat plenty of fiber-rich foods to keep your bowels regular.
If you’re struggling with infertility and looking for the best IVF center then Ferticity is the one infertility clinic that will make your dream come true. Just book an appointment with us or call us at +91 9910120674, +91-11-45890000.