Frequently Asked Questions

General FAQ question/answers. Use the sidebar to visit other topics or contact us with your questions.

What are some common abbreviations that you use?

IVF – In Vitro Fertilization
ICSI – Intracytoplasmic sperm injection
OCR – Egg (Oocyte) Retrieval
FET – Frozen embryo transfer
OCP – Oral Contraceptive Pill
IUI – Intrauterine Insemination
PGT A – Preimplantation Genetic Testing – Aneuploidy
FET – Frozen Embryo Transfer
ET – Fresh Embryo Transfer

Do I need to change my diet while going thru IVF?

For most patients, no diet change is necessary.

Any exercise restrictions?

Yes, patients are no longer allowed to exercise after Day 7 of a fertility cycle. After a successful fertility cycle, your primary OB will determine any continuing exercise restrictions.