What Should You Do While Waiting for a Blood Pregnancy Test after IVF?

Waiting to take a blood pregnancy test after an IVF treatment can be a stressful time. Most women want to know exactly when they can take the test. If you take an over-the-counter pregnancy test too early, it is less likely to detect the human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) hormones that help determine whether you are […]

Common Instructions for Patients After an Embryo Transfer Is Completed

During the early days of in vitro fertilization, women were often required to remain on bed rest at a fertility clinic for up to seven days after an embryo transfer. Doctors believed that women needed to remain stationary to prevent the embryo from falling out. Another common procedure involved placing women in a position where […]