Pineapple Core, McDonald’s Fries, and Other IVF Superstitions

Pineapple

If you haven’t noticed, the pineapple is the unofficial symbol of IVF. A quick search for IVF gear on Etsy returns a plethora of socks, journals, and other gifts all adorned by this friendly-looking fruit (which just so happens to also be a symbol of southern hospitality in Natalist’s homebase, Charleston, SC).

“There’s no evidence in the literature that says consuming pineapple prior to an embryo transfer will improve implantation.”

That being said, pineapple is a safe, healthy choice so there’s no harm in chowing down!

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