How to Boost IVF Success Rate with Yoga and Meditation

In vitro fertilization (IVF) is an assisted reproductive technology used to achieve pregnancy. IVF treatment can be used as an effective treatment for infertility. This treatment is mostly used for assisting couples who have failed to conceive after at least one year of unprotected intercourse.

IVF treatment can also be used for couples with the following conditions:

  • Blocked fallopian tubes or pelvic adhesions.
  • Male factor infertility.
  • Around 2-4 failed cycles of ovarian stimulation with intrauterine insemination.
  • Older age.
  • Reduced ovarian reserve.
  • Severe endometriosis.
  • Conditions of unexplained infertility.

How Does IVF Improve Fertility?

In vitro fertilization generally increases the efficiency of reproduction. With the help of IVF treatment, multiple eggs can be removed from the uterus and cultured under laboratory conditions. These eggs are then fertilized and the embryo is transferred to the uterus.

Any remaining embryos can also be stored and frozen for future use. Fertility is improved for many couple by transferring the fertilized embryos to their uterine cavity. There are many factors that affect the success rate of IVF including the condition of the patient, and the embryos that need to be transferred to the uterus.

How Is Yoga and Meditation Related To Fertility?

In most cases, Yoga can be the natural technique to enhance fertility. There are certain postures that can help improve your fertility and the overall health.


Meditation is an ancient and simple method to enhance our concentration. Meditation helps to keep  us away from stress and tensions. A stress-free condition is required to conclude a fertility treatment cycle. 10-15 minutes of deep meditation is highly recommended, if not mandatory, when you are undergoing IVF treatment.

Following are some of the yoga asanas that can help improve your fertility:

The Headstand.

Keeping your body in an inverted position help you to take off the pressure from the heart and thereby boost certain hormones present in your body. You need to completely concentrate on your body to practice this posture to relieve your mental stress.

In the initial stages, you can practice this posture for 8-10 seconds and can increase the time gradually. You need to practice this posture under the supervision of yoga experts to avoid any injury in the initial stages.

Standing on supported shoulder.

In this yoga posture, you have to balance your body on your shoulders. Your head will be tucked and sternum will get pressed on the thyroid area. This posture mainly helps in stimulating your thyroid gland.

You need to make sure to not move your head while doing this yoga pose. In the initial stages, you can do this for around 10 seconds. Increase your time span gradually, once you are comfortable. All these postures should be performed under the supervision of yoga experts.

Supported bridge pose.

You need to hold up your body using your buttocks muscles. This posture helps to allow more energy to flow into the uterus and ovaries by lifting your pelvic region. Try to maintain your body in the same pose for 25-30 seconds in the initial stages and increase the time gradually.

Sit with bound ankle.

This posture is quite comfortable as you need to sit with bound ankles. This position helps in stimulating the pelvic region. It can be difficult for you if only your hip area is tight. You can practice this posture for 3-5 minutes in the initial stages and increase the time span gradually.

Cobra pose.

In this posture, you need to lift your whole-body weight on your arms. This will help in stimulating the pelvic region and facilitate the energy flow to ovaries and uterus.

Bending forward.

Just lie down on the floor and stretch your legs and bend forward to touch your toes. Try to be in the same posture for few seconds and come back to your original position. This yoga posture will help in enhancing the blood circulation to the pelvic region in your body.

IVF success rate is high among the people who do regularly yoga and meditation.

If you are planning for an IVF treatment, we welcome you to Hedge Fertility – the best IVF center in Hyderabad.

At Hedge, the cost of IVF is reasonable and affordable. We take pride in providing the best service to many at the best and most competitive rates compared to any other IVF centers in Hyderabad. IVF treatment is also the most common and successful infertility treatment.

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