Prepare for program ECO as if you were preparing for pregnant naturally. Start to live a healthy lifestyle, eliminate from your life alcohol, cigarettes and drugs (Smoking affects sperm quality and lowers by 50-70% chance of successful outcome of the procedure, IVF, drugs and alcohol increase the risk of defects of the fetus). Properly and eat balanced, avoid emotional and physical overload. Stop taking medications only if they are assigned to your doctor. Women should normalize weight, because the excess or lack of weight can prevent the body to respond to drug stimulation.
Before joining ECO, you will need to pass various tests. Both partners will have to take blood tests for HIV, syphilis, hepatitis ( usually types B and C). Additionally, women will need to take a blood test for antibodies to rubella (to resolve the issue of immunization) and the analysis on hormones for optimal dosage of stimulant medication. Also women will need to take a swab from the vagina to assess the condition of the microflora. Men when preparing for IVF make the mandatory semen analysis.
If the results of the tests you have identified problems, they will need to be addressed. Identified infectious diseases (STIs), inflammation (vaginitis, colpitis) - to treat. Upon detection of a deficiency of iron and other elements make up the shortfall. Hormonal imbalances is to stabilize. In the presence of chronic disease is to achieve long-term remission. In other words, before entering the program need to bring your body back in order. This will improve your chances of effectiveness of the procedure of IVF and as a result, become happy parents.