As a precautionary measure, the patient is advised to fast before undergoing IVF egg retrieval step because the process involves administration of anesthetics. The patient is advised to not to eat or drink anything for at least 8 hours prior to the egg retrieval procedure. Anesthesia is given to the patient before beginning with the procedure for effective retrieval of the eggs.
Yes, you can. But you need to take certain measures before egg retrieval step in IVF procedure. Try avoiding eating. But even if you are eating, try to keep it very light and healthy. This will help in successful execution of the medical procedure.