When trying for a baby, it goes beyond just the bedroom business. Engaging in certain activities with your clothes on are also an important part of the baby-making process. Certain exercises and foods can make the process more interesting and better anticipated.
These foods are important and should be included in your diet. They would enhance pregnancy and you would be on to living a healthy lifestyle.
These foods should be consumed by couples as they are both actively involved in the baby making process. Therefore encourage your partner to join you. These foods include:
These are packed with a nutrient called lycopene, which has been found to boost sperm count by up to 70 per cent and increase swimming speed.
A handful of almonds a day can boost your man’s sperm health. Almonds contain vitamin E, which helps to protect the DNA in both sperm and eggs. Plus, it’s thought to increase sperm production.
Bananas are packed with vitamin B6 and these should be your regular morning snack if you are trying for a baby. Vitamin B6 regulates the hormones and they are necessary for good egg and sperm development.
Delicious roasted and teamed with egg or popped in a salad, is easy to add into your meals – and well worth doing, too. It’s filled with folic acid, which has been found to reduce the risk of ovulation issues.
Lemons, oranges and limes – they’re all packed with Vitamin C, which improve sperm quality and stop them clumping together.
Researchers have found that carotenoids found in carrots help the sperm swim towards an egg. This improves sperm performance by up to eight percent.
Mackerels are rich in fatty acids that help keep your reproductive system strong and your partner’s cholesterol levels low – allowing his sperm to mature properly.
Garlic is a great conception booster for men. It contains allicin, which improves blood flow to his sexual organs and protects sperm from damage. It also contains selenium, an antioxidant that improves sperm quality.
Eggs contain vitamin D, thought to help increase fertility levels in women.
Cocoa in chocolates contains amino acids. This has been proven to doublesperm and semen volume. It is also filled with antioxidants which defend against free radicals and toxins linked to male infertility.
Protein is really important for your egg production – and this can be found in Chicken.
Brussels sprouts are packed with fertility-boosting properties. They contain folic acid, great for improving fertility, and are filled with vitamins and nutrients that help women absorb balanced levels of estrogen and help the body get rid of excess hormones.
Packed with zinc – the most important mineral for male and female fertility – sunflower seeds are great for getting your body in baby-making mode.
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