Can smoking affect implantation after embryo transfer?

By Andrea Rodrigo.
Last Update: 12/11/2017

Smoking tobacco can affect the proper growth of the embryo—and fetal development in case pregnancy occurs. Moreover, it can reduce your fertility and reduce your chances of getting pregnant. For this reason, we strongly recommend that all IVF patients stop smoking before, during, and after their infertility treatment at once.

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 Andrea Rodrigo
Andrea Rodrigo
BSc, MSc
Embryologist
Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Polytechnic University of Valencia. Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia along with the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI). Postgraduate course in Medical Genetics.
Embryologist. Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Polytechnic University of Valencia. Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia along with the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI). Postgraduate course in Medical Genetics.
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