I did lose some weight before round 1 but as soon as the meds started, it seemed to come right back on so now I am 5 pounds over should i lose weight before ivf I started! I'm 5'10 and and Type DIabetic last A1c 7. On my 2nd IVF in vitro fertilization I lost 10 lbs and had a total of 8 embryos. Interests: Cooking and eating! Mainly, too much fat stores produce estrogen and it can affect your hormones.
You are using an out of date browser. It may not display this or other websites correctly. You should upgrade or use an alternative browser. Discussion in ' In Vitro Fertilization IVF ' started by texasjenOct 12, Log in or Sign up. Separate names with a comma. Search this thread only. Search this forum only. Display results as threads. Weight loss before IVF? Page 1 of 2. We met with my RE today. After 4 IUI's, two with injectibles, we feel like it is time to move onto IVF.
I hate to say it Did anyone else do this before beginning IVF? Tex- Oh yes, the dreaded weight loss I did lose some weight before round 1 but as soon as the meds started, it seemed to come right back on so now I am 5 pounds over where I started! I am getting back on the wagon now, it's a tough battle. How much do you want to lose before your round starts?
Realistically, I am hoping for but even that might be pushing it. Thanks for the reply I see in your signature all that you have been through, I hope this next round goes well for you! Ugh I'm going to do my best in the next two months and see if I can at least get close to that. We are looking at a January IVF I hope. I know it isn't that long away but it seems like forever!.
We'll probably be starting IVF in January and ideally would like to lose 15 lbs prior to starting. That's 5 should i lose weight before ivf a month, which is totally doable Would looooovvveee for DH to agree to lose that as well. Interested in a weight loss buddy????. My hubby and I started a weight loss plan in January of this year knowing that we would most likely be starting IVF cycle s.
I was able to lose 17 pounds by the start of meds and kept it off until the baby weight started to add on. To lose the weight, we just ate a healthy diet of fruits, veggies, and proteins and daily exercise of at least 30 minutes even if it was just a walk. I think losing the weight was a great motivation to stay positive during all the meds and the stress of cycling. That's now three of us doing a January IVF round, maybe we should think of something to motivate each other to lose a few pounds before the new year I'm in a different boat- I'm trying to slim down a bit before my frozen embryo transfer.
I put on about ten pounds while I was stimming. Mostly because I did IVF in New York, so I was constantly eating! I think should i lose weight before ivf 25 pounds is totally doable! I would recommend looking considering an eating plan that focuses on lean proteins like chicken, white meat turkey, and lots of veggies. Consider drastically reducing or eliminating your carb intake. If you have PCOS, this can help you conceive anyway, so double bonus!
I use Pure Power protein shake mix should i lose weight before ivf a morning and late night protein boost. Try to eat g protein per day. And keep a food journal. I use a free app on my phone called Lose It. It is wonderful because I can track my food and portions as well as watch my progress. I'm down 5 pounds this week and hoping to shed 5 more before ET in about 12 days.
Oh- I've heard that SparkPeople. I am in the same boat. Trying to get rid of those before IVF 3. I start stims in 18 days. I am running out of time. Ladies - if you need a few new ideas for healthy meals as you continue in your IVF journey, I encourage you to check out Liz's Should i lose weight before ivf Bowlmy healthy food blog. Good luck to you all!.
I need to lose weight, too! My RE claims my weight pounds overweight will not reduce my chances, but I can't help but fear it has some influence. We already have one failed IVF behind us, along with many failed IUIs. We are in the middle of our 2nd and most likely last IVF--just waiting to transfer and with only 2 embryos at this time, I just wish I was at a better weight. I wish you the best of luck in your journey with IVF and weight loss. Both are extremely difficult.
It does look like there are several of us trying for a January IVF. I was so overwhelmed when the doctor told me about it. Mainly because I've never been good at dieting. My husband encouraged me to focus on the exercising.
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(in vitro fertilization) cycle. I also heard that the stim shot cab cause weight gain. How did you lose weight BEFORE your IVF cycle. Theda_B. Want a sucessful IVF cycle? Try losing some weight Here is why you should lose weight before you opt for an IVF procedure. Diet's before IVF. Next Discussion We all should try to encourage each other to help lose weight. I'm starting this month to lose at least 5 lbs.