Turkey Medicals member and JCI hospital department, clinic Obstetrics, Gynecology and In Vitro Fertilization Specialist Professor Doctor gave the information about what expectant mothers who have undergone the IVF best treatment in Turkey and had a test tube baby transfer should pay attention to.

1- Use your medications on time and regularly

Careful and regular use of all medications prescribed after the transfer is the most important part of the IVF treatment process. Taking medications within the specified time frame and hours will ensure retention. Failure to take medications on time increases the risk of not holding on.

2- Drink plenty of fluids

It is very important that the uterus does not contract after the transfer. In this sense, with fluid intake, the contraction of the uterus can be minimized. At the same time, the blood flow to the embryo that will hold on will also be increased.

3- Eat a Mediterranean diet

In the post-transfer period, we recommend eating plenty of greens, consuming olive oil foods, taking oil seeds, and briefly Mediterranean-style nutrition. In this way, the effectiveness of the drugs used in IVF treatment will also increase. These nutrients will also increase embryo retention.

4- Do not go to bed constantly

”Many expectant mothers are turning to bed rest during this period, but we doctors definitely do not recommend it,” said Obstetricians, Gynecologists and In Vitro Fertilization Specialist Prof. Dr. “Adequate blood flow to the embryo cannot be achieved with bed rest, which increases the chances of not being able to hold on. In this sense, we strongly recommend that daily routine work be done on the condition that it is not heavy,” he said, warning expectant mothers not to engage in IVF mother psychology.

5- Do not neglect your reinforcing foods

The immune system directly affects the attachment of the embryo. For this reason, we do not want expectant mothers to have any vitamin and mineral deficiencies during this period. In particular, vitamins C, E, folic acid and iron are very important vitamins and minerals in this sense. It must necessarily be supplemented.

6- Don’t be constipated

If you are constipated, unable to go to the toilet, and therefore push up, the uterus may contract accordingly because the abdomen is forced. For this reason, it is useful to take medications to prevent constipation.

7- Stay away from harmful habits such as smoking and alcohol

Due to harmful substances contained in cigarettes and alcohol, it disrupts the blood supply of the embryo and causes serious damage to the embryo. It also increases the risk of not holding on. Given that it also increases the chances of early pregnancy loss, the use of these products is extremely inconvenient, especially during this period.

8- Do not travel longer than 2 hours for the first 24 hours

The first 24 hours after embryo transfer are quite important. The baby’s grip on the uterus takes place. Concussion, fatigue and stress due to travel contract the uterus and adversely affect the baby’s grip. That’s why we don’t recommend long field trips from 2 hours to the first 24 hours.

9- Do not resort to herbal cures that have not been proven to be effective and are not scientific

During this period, we definitely don’t want the uterus to contract. Since we have seen that some herbal cures contract the uterus on our mothers, we strongly recommend that such cures be avoided.

10- Stay away from stress

Stress causes involuntary muscle to contract, especially. The uterus is also one of the organs that has this muscle. With the stress factor occurring in the human body, the uterus also contracts. The first thing we want after the transfer is for the uterus to remain loose.

Turkey Medicals – in this sense, we especially want all expectant mothers to be comfortable after the transfer, not to get stressed, take plenty of walks full of oxygen and spend this process thinking positively.


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President of Organ Transplant Center at MedicalPark Hospital Antalya

Turkey's world-renowned organ transplant specialist. Dr. Demirbaş has 104 international publications and 102 national publications.

Physician's Resume:

Born on August 7, 1963 in Çorum, Prof. Dr. Alper Demirbaş has been continuing his work as the President of MedicalPark Antalya Hospital Organ Transplantation Center since 2008.

Prof. who performed the first tissue incompatible kidney transplant in Turkey, the first blood type incompatible kidney transplant, the first kidney-pancreas transplant program and the first cadaveric donor and live donor liver transplant in Antalya. Dr. As of August 2016, Alper Demirbaş has performed 4900 kidney transplants, 500 liver transplants and 95 pancreas transplants.

In addition to being the chairman of 6 national congresses, he has also been an invited speaker at 12 international and 65 national scientific congresses. Dr. Alper Demirbaş was married and the father of 1 girl and 1 boy.


Eczacibasi Medical Award of 2002, Akdeniz University Service Award of 2005, Izder Medical Man of the Year Award of 2006, BÖHAK Medical Man of the Year Award of 2007, Sabah Mediterranean Newspaper Scientist of the Year Award of 2007, ANTIKAD Scientist of the Year Award of 2009, Social Ethics Association Award of 2010, Işık University Medical Man of the Year Award of 2015, VTV Antalya's Brand Value Award of 2015.


Doctor of Medicine Degree Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Ankara, General Surgeon Ministry of Health Turkey EKFMG (0-477-343-8), University of Miami School of Medicine Member of Multiple Organ Transplant, ASTS Multiorgan Transplant Scholarship. Lecturer at Kyoto University. Lecturer at University of Essen, Research assistant at the University of Cambridge .

Professional Members:

American Society of Transplant Surgeons, American Transplantation Society Nominated, Middle East and Southern Africa Council Transplantation Society 2007, International Liver Transplantation Association, Turkish Transplantation Association, Turkish Society of Surgery, Turkish Hepatobiliary Surgery Association.


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