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Is Sex Before IVF Retrieval Safe?

November 25, 2019 • admin • Sex and IVF

Sex before an IVF retrieval is safe when a condom is used to avoid a natural pregnancy in the event of unexpected ovulation. After consulting your fertility doctor, our experts will typically advise: Listen to your body. Our experts are dedicated to answering questions – including those about sex and IVF – throughout the entire surrogacy process.

Sex Before IVF Retrieval

From the point a perfect surrogate match is made – to the birth of a healthy baby – you will have many questions during the surrogacy process. This is why you need a leading surrogacy agency guiding you through the entire process.

Listen to Your Body

Many women report that sex before IVF egg retrieval is uncomfortable because their ovaries are enlarged due to fertility medications. Some IVF patients may produce too many follicles causing ovarian hyperstimulation. In these cases, patients are advised to avoid sex because the ovaries are very enlarged and cystic. Intercourse could lead to the rupture of a cyst on the enlarged ovaries or a twisting of the ovary on its blood supply. Although extremely rare, these types of complications should be proactively avoided.

Sex Post-Embryo Transfer

Intercourse is discouraged following an embryo transfer during an IVF cycle. Pelvic Rest is recommended for 5 to 7 days after embryo transfer. This is to ensure that a pregnancy test can reliably be administered. Pelvic Rest gives the embryo optimal time to implant into the uterine wall. Most patients can then resume normal sexual activity a week or two after the embryo transfer.

Candidates for Surrogacy

  • Women having had a hysterectomy
  • Men having had a vasectomy
  • Couples having a history of multiple failed IVF procedures
  • Couples experiencing recurrent miscarriage
  • Couples with good quality eggs and sperm, but having the inability to carry a pregnancy to full term
  • Same Sex Couples

IVF and Surrogacy

Surrogacy may be achieved through IVF using a variety of protocols:
  • Intended mother’s eggs
  • Donor eggs
  • Intended father’s sperm
  • Donor sperm

IVF Protocols

Seamless Surrogacy Process

At New Beginnings Surrogacy, our primary goal is to ensure that the entire surrogacy process goes as smoothly as possible.
  • Devoted to providing an inviting, reliable, and enjoyable surrogacy experience
  • Guidance in every step of the surrogacy process
  • Highest surrogate compensation rates
  • Best surrogate options for intended parents
  • Personal care with your own dedicated surrogacy coordinator
  • Legal, medical, and personal counseling during the surrogacy process
  • Fast matching services
  • Proven track record of happy families
From the perfect match – to the birth of a healthy baby – we provide a seamless approach to the gestational surrogacy process.
  • Devotion to an inviting, reliable and enjoyable gestational surrogacy experience
  • Providing gestational surrogacy services above and beyond
  • Taking care of you throughout every step of the gestational surrogacy process
  • Offering the highest gestational surrogate compensation rates to ensure every intended parents’ best choice
  • Offering a personal care dedicated coordinator
  • Offering a reference for legal consultation
  • Offering a reference for medical consultation
  • Providing expedited gestational surrogacy matching services backed by a proven success record

Leading Surrogacy Experts

New Beginnings Surrogacy’s Team of Experts want to help guide you through the entire surrogacy process – from finding the perfect match to the birth of a baby. Schedule your consultation by calling 844.873.5836.

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