Once couples decide to start a family, they cannot wait to welcome their bundle of joy. To enjoy a healthy pregnancy, women can prepare well in advance. Fertility is the key factor in pregnancy. Generally speaking, most women enjoy good Fertility. We give the most advanced and latest treatments if there are any issues at the ZIVA fertility center. This blog will share the best ways women can boost fertility. These techniques are simple and based on food choices and lifestyle changes.
Include antioxidant-based foods in your diet.
The free radicals in the body can harm the egg cells, and hence antioxidants like folate and zinc are known to improve Fertility. In our practice, we have observed that a higher folate intake is associated with higher implantation rates, clinical pregnancy, and live birth. But one should take folic intake based on the doctor’s instructions. All the fruits, vegetables, nuts, and grains are full of beneficial antioxidants like vitamins C and E, folate, beta carotene, and lutein. Having a large breakfast improves the hormonal effects of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), a major cause of infertility. But if you have a large breakfast, make sure to reduce other meals; otherwise, it will likely lead to weight gain.
No-No to trans fats
Though healthy fats are essential for the body, trans fats are associated with an increased risk of ovulatory infertility since they negatively affect insulin sensitivity. The main source of trans fats is hydrogenated vegetable oils, fried foods, processed products, and baked goods. There is ample study that links a diet with high trans fats content and low unsaturated fats with infertility for both men and women.
Reduce carbs for better fertility
Consult a nutritionist and create a lower-carb eating plan where less than 45 per cent of calories come from carbs. This is the general recommendation for women with PCOS. Lower carb diets are also helpful in maintaining a healthy weight, reducing insulin levels, encouraging fat loss, and helping maintain menstrual regularity. There are various carbs, and refined carbs are especially problematic, including sugary foods and drinks and processed grains, including white pasta, bread, and rice. Since these refined carbs are absorbed very quickly, it spikes the blood sugar and insulin levels. Refined carbs also have a high glycemic index (GI), raising your blood sugar significantly. Insulin plays a huge role in Fertility, as elevated insulin can cause the body to produce fewer reproductive hormones. Insufficient reproductive hormones lead to a lack of egg maturation and ovulation.
Include more fiber in your diet. Fiber controls insulin and also helps in controlling weight. High fiber foods are whole grains, fruits, vegetables, and beans, and one should consume 25 – 30 grams daily…
Start with multivitamins
Ovulatory infertility can be reduced by multivitamin intake. Just by taking 3 or more multivitamins per week, 20 per cent of ovulatory infertility may be avoided. Vitamins are filled with micronutrients, which have an essential role in Fertility. But please do not try them on your own, but consult your doctor before starting them.
Life style modification
Out of the numerous benefits of regular exercise, a boost in fertility is one of the main ones. It not only has physical benefits but also reduces your stress levels, which is good for your fertility. If the cause of infertility is PCOS, Obesity, or Thyroid, then exercise directly impacts your Fertility. Choose any form of exercise that you can do regularly and which interests you. Apart from physical exercise, try to do meditation also every day. Combining exercise and meditation is a miracle in boosting both physical and mental health. If you are starting an exercise regime, please do it under the guidance of an experienced trainer. One must know their body limits and what exercise is good for them. Hence exercising under a trained professional will give you the correct start.
Pay attention to your mental health.
Most often, infertility also occurs due to mental health issues. If you identify any such symptoms in yourself or your doctor identifies them, please get the proper support and counseling. Be honest with your doctor about such issues so they can guide you in the correct direction. Take time to relax, engage some portion of your day in activities that make you happy, and relax your mind.
Cut the caffeine, alcohol, and smoking
If you are a coffee drinker, try to limit it once a day, and once you have conceived, it is advisable to stop it completely. Smoking hurts Fertility. Exposing oneself constantly to secondary smoking also affects Fertility. Regarding alcohol, mixed responses above moderate intake; however, the recommendation is to cut down to have better chances of getting pregnant. Once you have conceived, you should avoid alcohol and smoking. Since it would be difficult to suddenly give us these habits, it would be better to practice them in advance when thinking about pregnancy.
In a nutshell, we would say that you have a major hand in improving your Fertility. At ZIVA fertility center, we not only provide fertility treatments but also offer counseling services and many sessions where we advise couples on how they can boost their Fertility. Visit our website https://zivafertility.com/ or reach us at +91-9100002737, +91-9392834024, and Info@zivafertility.com.