Vitamins for Healthy Fertility
Ready to start a family? There are some things you need to consider when trying to conceive. Giving your body the absolute best chance at getting pregnant depends on a lot of things including:
- The overall health of your eggs
- The regularity of you menstrual cycle
- Your hormone levels
- Your overall health and well being
Stregthening your reproductive system
Taking care to strengthen your entire body as well as your reproductive system before trying to get pregnant is very important to ensure that the road to motherhood goes smoothly. The best way to prepare your body for conception, pregnancy and birth is to give it all the vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, amino acids and enzymes it needs to be at peak health and well being.
This will ensure that your eggs are viable and your reproductive system is ready for the job ahead.
In addition to eating a whole food based healthy fertility diet, taking the right supplements is also important.
But, which supplements to take? There is no “one pill fits all". When trying to figure out what vitamins and minerals you may be personally lacking, first look at the way your body works.
Are there are fertility issues to be dealt with? Look for some of these common problems:
- scanty periods
- irregular cycles
- missed periods
- extreme cramping and clotting
- the possibility of blocked fallopian tubes
- a history of ovarian cysts
The type of vitamin therapy you choose will depend a great deal on which (if any) of these fertility issues you are facing.
The first step to determining what type of vitamins supplementation you will need to strengthen your ovaries and uterus; balance your hormones and simply boost your overall fertility is to understand what fertility vitamins, herbs and supplements are available:
Whole Food Multivitamin – an extremely important overall supplement that every woman should take while trying to conceive, find a mixture like Baby and Me Multivitamin which includes the ingredients necessary for a growing fetus to grow such as:
- Vitamin C - used to help the body absorb more iron, give the immune system a healthy boost and improve hormone levels.
- Vitamin A - Essential for the utilization of proteins, minerals and other vitamins within the body
- Calcium - Helps to alkalize the body, which is friendlier to sperm
- Vitamin E – Contains important antioxidants to help protect and strengthen a woman’s eggs.
- Iron - A blood building nutrient that helps to increase fertility by helping to balance ovulation.
- Folic Acid - Folic acid is known to prevent spina bifida in your future baby.
- Red Raspberry Leaf - An herb that tones the uterus.
Supplements that really boost your fertility
Fertilica Royal Jelly – a potent antioxidant and cell building ingredient that is derived from the glands of the worker bees within the hive and given to young bee embryos to help them grow. Royal Jelly is also given to the Queen Bee to give her the nutrients her body needs to develop more than 2,000 eggs per day. Rich in amino acids, lipids, sugars, vitamins, and most importantly, proteins, it contains high levels of vitamins D and E, iron and calcium to help regulate hormones and build uterine and egg health.
DIM – used to help break down excess estrogen levels in the body. DIM is especially effective in treating such fertility issues as PCOS, ovarian cysts, recurrent miscarriage, lack of ovulation and endometriosis.
Fertilica Alpha Lipoic Acid – a wonderful antioxidant that helps to clear the liver of toxins while turning off bad genes, alpha lipoic acid helps to protect cells form free radicals that could inhibit a pregnancy. This is especially important in protecting the vulnerable unfertilized egg as it travels to the uterus for fertilization. By ensuring its safety you can drastically increase your chances of fertilization.
Fertilica Omega 3,6,9 Essential Fatty Acids – healthy fats are the building blocks of cells. Our glands and systems need the right amount of healthy fats in order to produce the hormones needed for the menstrual cycle to continue uninterrupted. Omega 3,6, and 9 essential fatty acids are the key to building the strong healthy cells needed to regulate hormones, build a strong uterine lining and increase egg health.
Fertilica Ultragreens – who gets enough leafy greens in their diet these days? No matter how hard we try to eat just the right foods, the odds are good that we are lacking some vitamin or mineral in our daily food intake. Ultragreens offers an easy and more digestive pleasing way to ensure that the prenatal mom is getting all the nutrients she needs to build optimal fertility health. To see how effective it is in boosting your overall nutrient intake, look at all of the ingredients this simple formula contains: Organic Alfalfa leaf; Organic Barley Grass; Organic Wheat Grass ; Spirulina; Chlorella; Organic Flax Seeds; Spinach Leaf; Bee Pollen; Kelp; Royal Jelly and Ginkgo Biloba.
Blood Builder – iron deficiencies are a common problem among today’s modern woman. This can lead to fatigue, burnout, stress and a weakened immune system which can all affect your ability to conceive and carry a child to full term. Blood builder can help to restore sufficient iron levels in the blood by providing 100% whole food iron with synergistic nutrients and organic beet root.
Thyro Fem – a wonderful thyroid enhancing vitamin supplement used to alleviate signs of underactive thyroid to better balance female hormones and strengthen the ovaries.
Fertile CM for Enhanced Cervical Mucus – cervical mucus is extremely important to conception. Without enough mucus the sperm is unable to find its way to the egg for fertilization. Fertile CM provides the right mix of nutrients to increase cervical mucus and provide the proper Ph levels to nurture the sperm and guide it on its journey to the uterus.
Fertilica Evening Primrose Oil – taken at the beginning of your cycle, evening primrose can help to increase cervical mucus during ovulation, thereby helping to ensure a friendly environment for the sperm. IT is also good at helping to regulate hormones and ensure proper ovulation.
While these are not the only fertility vitamins available to prospective parents, they do offer some real fertility benefits for both healthy women and those already experiencing fertility trouble.
Fertility Supplements Q&A
How do I know which herbs and supplements are right for me?
My best suggestion would be to book a consultation with a natural fertility specialist. That way they are able to look at your health history, cycle history and diet. With this information they are able to make personalized suggestions and education you on your options. If you do not have a natural fertility specialist near you our company provides email fertility consultations.
Can I take these herbs and supplements if I am preparing for IVF?
Fertility herbs and supplements are great to take in preparation for your procedures. It generally takes 3+ months for these natural therapies to have an effect so they should be used in preparation months ahead. We always suggest to talk with your doctor and stop taking all herbs and many supplements before your medical treatments.
Where should I start?
Every person is different but many of our clients and customers start by eating a healthier fertility diet and doing a Fertility Cleanse. They find that this is a great way to begin their natural fertility program, balance there hormones and launch into a healthier way of life.
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