Instructions to Patients

Instructions to Patients

In Assisting Nature personalized reproductive therapy is guaranteed. There is a primary doctor-nurse model. Every couple is monitored through the whole process by a responsible doctor and a midwife coordinator.

We recommend to all of our patients before starting Fertility Treatment to be informed about the Greek Legislation from the Greek National Authority of Medical Assisted Reproduction (http://eaiya.gov.gr/). This website provides information regarding the Greek Law on Assisted Reproduction.

We also recommend that our patients, prior to their treatment to be informed about our Privacy Policy Statement and the Consent Forms related to their Treatment. These particular forms contain in full details any possible side effect, any complication and risks that may arise during the type of treatment that will be followed.

Relevant information and the Privacy Statement can be found on our website in the Guidelines for Patients and Medical Privacy section.

The instructions and the consent forms can be found on our website in the Why Us and Privacy Statement section.

For our patients who do not have access to our website, it is recommended to ask for the relevant documents in hard copy.

Starting IVF Treatment

Treatment begins with an ultrasound scan / 1-2 days prior to menstruation or on the first day of menstruation / in order for the doctor to confirm the beginning and the protocol of the cycle.

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Personalized Fertility Treatment

Treatments start with a primary appointment referred to as the “initial meeting“ . This includes: A meeting with the Centre’s Reproduction specialist, briefing on the services provided, and information concerning the medical and legal prerequisites for any of the provided infertility treatments, and an introductory meeting with the Embryologist and the Midwife Coordinator of the Center upon request.

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IVF Packages

Responding to our patients’ need for egg collection, we offer innovative packages of our services, such as ” Package In vitro 2 in one® ” and ” Package natural cycle 3 in one® ”.

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Guidelines for Medication

Every patient is important to know the proper use of the drugs that are necessary to address the problem. Check out what you need to know on this page!

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Ιnformation for our International Patients

Treating patients from abroad makes no difference from local cases. If you were to ask those that have gone through the process of assisting nature IVF, most, if not all, would tell you that we are well organised, seasoned in what we do and that the entire process is comfortable, easy and seamless.

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Sperm Collection Instructions

The appropriate abstinence days for observing or processing a sperm sample for use in assisted reproduction is 2 to 7 days.

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Medical Instructions before the Oocyte Retrieval

You should be careful about the time of the final injection of Pregnyl or Ovitrelle, which should be performed 35-36 hours prior to oocyte retrieval.

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Medical Instructions after Oocyte Retrieval

Firstly, it is recommended to avoid activities that require a lot of attention and especially driving because of the anaesthesia that you have been subjected to

It is also advisable to have an escort with you during the day if you feel unwell.

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Medical Instructions about the Embryotransfer

By the day of embryo transfer we follow the medication prescribed by the treating physician. For any questions, please contact Assisting Nature IVF Unit and one of the responsible coordinators or treating physicians will answer any of your queries.

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