You waited, waited, you struggled, and finally your efforts paid off: You got pregnant, thanks to IVF! If you think you’ve gotten over the hardest part, you’re wrong; Because the real marathon starts now. Your IVF team may have completed your tasks in the most ideal way by applying the most accurate and healthy treatment to you, but now you have the ball. It’s up to you to take the best care of the legacy in your belly, which will be the eye of your family.
The first 3 months of IVF pregnancies are very important.
Pregnancy complications that may occur during pregnancy are on the rise in line with the problems of couples admitted to IVF treatment. As mentioned above, these complications develop due to the causes of infertility of couples, except for treatment. Therefore, the first trimester and final trimester periods of IVF treatments are much more important in response to the risk of low, premature birth, plural pregnancy and ectopic pregnancy. Especially expectant mothers in the risk group should not disrupt doctor’s examinations and use their medication sequisites regularly.
IVF treatment results successfully depending on many factors. In addition, after the formation of pregnancy, both the expectant mother and the baby should pay close attention to the feeding of the mother-to-be in order to continue the process in a healthy way. Therefore, the proteins, vitamins and minerals that the body needs must be met. In addition, be careful to comply with the nutrition programs organized by the doctor according to the person. It is recommended to avoid nicotine and caffeine foods that affect the pregnancy process and the healthy development of the baby.
Another important thing you need to add to your feeding routine is, of course, plenty of water. You should consume between 2-3 liters of water per day, at room temperature, and increase this amount on hot days. As every expectant mother should pay attention to, you should stay as far away from alcohol and smoking as possible throughout your entire pregnancy. Before the IVF treatment process has yet to begin, it is recommended that you stop if you are using any of these substances. Staying away from caffeine, nicotine and alcohol-containing substances during your pregnancy will be ideal for both your own health and your baby’s health. In addition to all this, expectant mothers who are pregnant as a result of IVF treatment should avoid stress, not get tired and not move fast. Thus, they can embrace their most precious assets by having a painless, trouble-free and healthy pregnancy.
Mothers who become pregnant after IVF should be more careful than normal. Some cases where expectant mothers should consult a doctor during IVF pregnancy are:
- Abnormal vaginal bleeding
- Stiffness and pain in the abdomen
- Fluid coming from the vagina
- High blood pressure
- Severe and persistent headache
- Extreme swelling, redness on legs, face and hands
- Fever has been passed
- Abnormal vaginal discharge (change of itch, smell, color and density)