Doctors are wrong to tell couples having IVF to abstain from sex: It doesn't stop you getting pregnant or harm the embryo, claims expert

Couples undergoing IVF should be encouraged to continue having sex during treatment, according to a fertility specialist.
Many doctors advise women to refrain from intimacy during treatment, claiming that it can prevent them falling pregnant or harm the embryo. 
Typically, many IVF clinics recommend 'pelvic rest', that is no intercourse after an embryo transfer from 48 hours up to the entire two-week wait. 
It is thought that the introduction of infection and uterine contractions caused by having an orgasm may have a negative impact.
But according to Dr Hana Visnova, there is no scientific... read more

21 November 2017 in Health, Views: 45
Source: Daily Mail

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