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Women who suffer from infertility can benefit from mild exercising. Excessive training, on the other hand, could negatively affect the patient. It has also been associated with deteriorating rather than improving fertility rates.
Therefore, mild to moderate exercising in order to stay fit and control your weight can be beneficial. It can also reduce stress, which has been shown to improve fertility rates. In addition, it keeps the body fit in order to adjust easier to pregnancy-related changes.
Pelvic floor exercises can be beneficial for women planning to have a normal delivery.
Mild to moderate aerobic training, yoga classes, Pilates classes and bare a terre can be beneficial for patients dealing with subfertility, providing stress relief and relaxation.
It is not usually recommended to go to the gym during an IVF cycle. As ovaries increase in size during stimulation, intense exercise can possibly increase the risk of ovarian torsion.
It is better to avoid exercise after the embryo transfer and till the day of the pregnancy test. There are no randomized studies showing significant decrease in pregnancy rates, but there are studies, which have shown minimum negative impact.
There are women for whom gym is part of an everyday routine. It might be hard for some women to go on with their lives and face stressful situations and not be able to exercise. Training helps them reduce stress, which is important for IVF success. Mild yoga, like Hatha or restorative yoga, as well as meditation, can help some women, given they are guided by experienced trainers.
Pelargos IVF works with personal trainers in Athens who can work with the patient. For couples who stay in Greece for a long period after the delivery by a surrogate and while waiting for the paperwork to be processed, personal training is accessible as well.
Exercising while pregnant is a whole different matter. Not all exercises are ideal during pregnancy. Overstretching, exercise while lying on one’s back and exercise causing dehydration and exhaustion can be risky and are a definite NO in pregnancy.
On the other hand, mild aerobic exercising and special Pilates or yoga classes for pregnant women, can help control weight, strengthen pelvic floor muscles and relieve back pains and stress.
Pregnancy and exercising is a different issue. Not all exercises are ideal during pregnancy. Stretching cannot be too intense, exercises which require the pregnant woman lying on her back for a long time, have to be avoided, exercising which causes dehydration and exhaustion is a negative factor and of course any sort of exercising that increases risk of injury, is a definite NO in pregnancy.
On the other hand mild aerobic exercising and special Pilates or yoga classes for pregnant women, can help control weight, strengthen pelvic floor muscles and relieve back pains. At the same time stress is relieved.
Our collaborating personal trainers and yoga practitioners have experience in working with pregnant women. These specialists consult with our doctors to provide the best possible exercise plan for the patient. Special sessions for pregnant women or personal training sessions can be organized on demand. Contact us for references.