25 May 2024
Should you exercise during IVF? 3

Should you exercise during IVF? 3

Exercising during infertility treatment depends on the intensity, type of exercise, and what stage of the IVF process you're in.

In vitro fertilization (IVF) is the process of separating eggs and taking sperm samples and then combining them manually in a laboratory.

Whether or not you should exercise during IVF depends on the intensity of the exercise and what stage of the IVF process you are in.

Most women undergoing an IVF cycle need to avoid intense exercises and instead choose gentle, low-impact exercises to reduce pressure and stress.

Women should avoid intense exercises when doing IVF and perform gentle movements such as yoga, walking… Photo: Pinterest

In addition to avoiding intense exercise, there are certain times during the IVF process when you should also avoid exercise altogether.

Exercise tips during the IVF cycle

Exercises considered safe for IVF include: yoga, walking, swimming and stretching.

While exercising, the general rule is not to exercise more than 4 hours per week.

Drinking plenty of water before, during and after exercise and eating a healthy and balanced diet are also key to maintaining your energy.

If exercising after IVF, be alert for any bleeding, excessive cramping or dizziness.

Exercising while undergoing IVF is not necessarily bad, but it is important what types of exercise and what stages you need to avoid to keep yourself safest and healthiest during this time.

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