4 Tips for a Successful Embryo Transfer

About 36% of IVF cycles result in pregnancy, and 29.4% of cycles result in a baby, says an article published in the Business Insider in May 2015. The success of the IVF depends on a lot of factors such as age, health of the mother or even the type and cause of infertility. The most important thing for a successful life embryo transfer is look at the preparation of your body and mind. From taking pineapple juices or resting in bed on the day of transfer are some things that you be have heard if you are planning for IVF. Here is what you can do to increase your chances of successful implantation and pregnancy.


Things To Do To Increase Your Chances of Getting Pregnant


  • Detox – Detox is a good start to prepare your body for the embryo and the impending pregnancy.
  • Nutrition – A well balanced, nutritious diet is an absolute necessity for success. Plan a diet that strengthens your reproductive organs and increases the blood supply to the uterus. Plan a diet three months prior and stick to it. The diet should contain sufficient amounts of iron and L-Arginine which helps to strengthen the uterine lining. 
  • Acupuncture – It is one of the best ways to increase your chances of a successful embryo transfer, it not only relieves you off stress but also enhances your ovarian function and increases blood supply to your reproductive organs. Much like a diet, you can start with acupuncture three months prior. Studies have shown that women who had acupuncture before and after embryo transfer had a 44% success rate per cycle compared to 29% amongst those who did not, says an article published in Aculife.
  • Supplements/Medicines – You can take multi-vitamins and mineral supplement that contains all the necessary vitamins, iron, selenium, magnesium and enzymes that play a vital role in implantation.


Men should also take care of their diets and take supplements if necessary. Good health of the testicles and improve quality of the sperm thereby resulting a high-quality embryo which increases its chances of implantation. In case of an unsuccessful attempt, you can try the process with a frozen embryo transfer. A frozen embryo is one that has fertilized from an egg taken from a previous cycle and cryopreserved in the laboratory to be used later. Also if you are above 40, you can consider transferring two embryos.