Smoothies for Fertility

A great, easy way to increase fertility is through juicing and smoothies.  A healthy diet is important for fertility, and fruits and vegetables help support the body in being balanced and healthy.  Juicing and smoothies make it simple to get a large amount of nutrient dense foods.  When our body recreates cells, it uses the […]

Prenatal Multivitamin – Why We Include It

  It’s necessary to take a prenatal multivitamin as there are many nutrients needed to support ovulation, hormonal balance and egg health.  These vitamins will fill any nutritional gaps in your diet and the folic acid, iron, iodine and calcium will support the health of both the mother and the baby.  Prenatal vitamins contain more […]

Avoid Mercury

Whether you are already pregnant or trying to become pregnant, mercury should be avoided.  Higher blood mercury concentration is linked to infertility in both men and women.  Mercury can also harm an unborn baby’s developing nervous system.  High levels of mercury are found in fish such as shark, swordfish, king mackerel and tilefish.  However, fish […]

Caffeine & Infertility

As addicting as caffeine is, it’s a good idea to cut back if you’re trying to become pregnant.  Studies have shown that caffeine consumption has a negative effect on fertility.  Consuming more than 500 milligrams of caffeine a day, which is about five cups of coffee, is linked to lower fertility.  However, consuming 200-250 milligrams […]

Fertility & Pregnancy Fact: Importance of Clean Teeth

Interestingly enough, a bad habit of brushing your teeth could lead to several pregnancy risks. These include but are not limited to premature delivery, low birth weight, and a longer period to get pregnant. A study conducted found that women with healthy gums conceived sooner compared to women with gum disease. Gum disease occurs when […]

Did you know? Poor diet has long been recognized as a contributing factor to infertility.

Unhealthy food intake—whether too much or too little—has been recognized as a contributing factor to infertility for many years. This is why it is crucial to maintain a healthy and nutritious diet as a new mother-to-be. The first order of business, is to achieve and maintain a healthy weight to keep your reproductive cycle in balance. We advise […]