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How to optimize for IVF success

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I was asked by a woman for a list of tips and things she could do herself to best optimize for IVF success. The following is my ever growing list. Simply choose a few of the items below and commit to being consistent with their implementation. Your plan must be sustainable and in no way shape or form ADD stress to your life, that would be extremely counter productive. Many of the resources below are further explained by clicking on them or visiting here

  • Acupuncture for both the male and female
  • Massage therapy
  • Make sure someone has answered all your questions
  • Divorce Dr. Google
  • Take your vitamins (good quality prenatal multi, coq10, fish oils)
  • Schedule fun and soul feeding activities
  • Eat walnuts
  • Femoral massage
  • Foot soaks
  • Disconnect and reconnect
  • Surround yourself with beauty
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Counselling
  • Castor oil packs
  • Stress point acupressure you can do at home
  • Yoga (yin style)
  • Deep breathing exercises
  • Meditation or Qigong
  • Time in nature
  • Do not overeat
  • Eat lots of colorful foods
  • Laugh
  • Slow down
  • Smell a flower
  • Take a walk as slow as you can
  • Enjoy washing your hands
  • Eliminate coffee
  • Eliminate alcohol
  • Reduce dairy
  • Eliminate junk foods
  • Choose organic foods
  • Drink enough quality water
  • Get enough quality sleep
  • Avoid emotional extremes
  • Stop smoking
  • Mild to moderate exercise only

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