What precautions should I take after embryo transfer?

Usually we would advise the patient to:

  • AVOID caffeine, smoking, alcohol, and drugs
  • AVOID heavy lifting
  • AVOID strenuous exercising and housework (this includes vacuuming)
  • AVOID bouncing activities (horseback riding, aerobics)
  • AVOID sunbathing, hot saunas, hot tubs and Jacuzzis
  • AVOID swimming
  • AVOID sexual intercourse and orgasms