Infertility is a rising problem in today’s society. Infertility is like a disease which indicates something is not right inside your body and must be corrected. A study of Harvard school of public health finds out that women whose lifestyle includes a diet with fewer trans fats and more monounsaturated fats, vegetables, proteins, multivitamins and iron were most likely to conceive easily. The fear, depression, stress and anger a lady feels when there is a delay in pregnancy is quiet understood. But, you have to come out of it, face the world and just follow some simple steps. Before taking some pills, you should first always prefer to conceive naturally.
So, here are some home remedies for you to conceive early and easily
A slight change in your diet and lifestyle can make a tremendous difference in your fertility and often help with other issues like excess weight, lack of energy, blood sugar problems, skin issues, and insomnia in the process. The body simply will not allow conception to occur or a pregnancy to continue if it doesn’t have the basic foundation it needs to sustain a pregnancy. If you are trying to conceive you should provide your body the proteins, fats and vitamins necessary for hormone production. Increase healthy fats in diet like coconut, olives, olive oil, coconut oil, butter, eggs, avocados, nuts. Prefer more of green leafy vegetables like lettuce, spinach, cauliflower, broccoli, cabbage, beans. Obtain carbohydrates and vitamins from some fruits starchy sources like sweet potatoes and squash. Avoid processed dairy products, take organic dairy products like butter, ghee, heavy cream. Drink plenty of water so that your urine should be very lightly colored. Cut down on caffeine.
Right Amount Of Exercise
Exercising is very important while your are trying to conceive. Exercise helps in stimulating hormones and enhances fertility in both men and women. It is a myth in most of the women that exercise doesn’t help in conception. Too much of strenuous workout will keep the body from ovulation. So, do yoga, walking, swimming to keep yourself fit. Doctors too advise women with a Body Mass Index (BMI) in the range of 25-35 to cut down on high calorie and fatty foods; should exercise regularly. Weight loss greatly help with fertility.
Stay Away From Stress
It is well understood that it is very difficult to stay away from stress when anyone who is going through fertility issues. Just stay relax, keep yourself occupied and don’t over think on it. Taking stress directly affect your hormones and creates imbalance among them.
With balanced diet Folic Acid is also very crucial while you are trying to conceive. You should take 400 micro grams of folic acid each day and continue taking this dose for the first 12 weeks of pregnancy. Folic acid is a type of B vitamin that’s recommended for women planning a pregnancy.It plays a role in cell production and division, including the production of red blood cells. Folic acid occurs naturally in leafy green vegetables and artificially in fortified flour and rice products. Some foods, such as breakfast cereals and bread are already fortified with folic acid and other vitamins and minerals. Natural sources of folic acid are brown rice, peas, broccoli, asparagus, chickpeas.
Stop Smoking, Alcohol
Stay away from alcohol, smoking and too much of caffeine to improve your chances of conceiving. Alcohol when consumed reduces the sperm quality and creates complications. The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists issued new advice in 2015 saying there is no proven safe amount of alcohol that women can drink during pregnancy, but small amounts of alcohol after the first trimester does not appear to be harmful. Also, caffeine and smoking reduces the absorption of nutrients from the blood and restricts the chance of getting pregnant.
Your body needs to be at its fittest to carry a pregnancy to term. So, make sure to take prenatal vitamin supplements. Sometimes, diet alone is not sufficient to regulate the hormones. So, just go through these vitamins
Vitamin C– Vitamin C is good for both men and women facing infertility issues. So you can take Vitamins C tablets or obtain it from natural sources such as fruits.
Vitamin B– Deficiency of b-vitamins is common in anyone who consumes large amounts of processed foods, grains or sugars. Optimizing b vitamin levels can increase lutenizing hormone and follicle stimulating hormone to improve fertility.
Zinc– Very important for cell division including sperm production and ovulation. Best when taken in combination with b-vitamins.
Selenium– Helps protect the body from free radicals and protects sperm and egg. Known to help cell division and might prevent miscarriage.
Vitamin D– Recent studies link inadequate vitamin D with infertility and miscarriage. A natural source of vitamin D is direct exposure to sunlight.
Most of the couples are still unaware of the Ovulation period. First be aware of your menstruation cycle because this will give you a clear idea of when you are ovulating. Ovulation in women takes place in the middle of the menstrual cycle and during this time, the egg is released from the ovary. It stays active only for a day or 24 hours time and can be fertilized only then. On the other hand, for a man, a sperm is active for 48 hours – 72 hours. You can maintain a chart of your ovulation and have sex during ovulation period. You have a great chance of conceiving during this fertile period.