Hey lovely, on your journey to fertility I know you hear a lot about what to eat, eat carbs, don’t eat carbs, eat lots of fat, fat makes you fat, watch your calories don’t count calories. It’s all so confusing but definitely important however we don’t hear a lot about WHEN TO EAT to affect you fertility!
Looking to improve your chances of conceiving? Specific nutrients in your diet may help improve the intricate processes involved in reproduction.
When couple’s choice to delay conception there is a correlation in a delay or decline in their fertility, making it harder to get pregnant. Additionally having a baby later in life can increase the risk for pregnancy complications. When planning lives or families, it’s important to know that women are half as fertile at age 30 as they were at 20. And 1/4 as fertile at 35 making them 1/8 as fertile at 40 than when they were 20.
Women have been relying on herbal remedies to support fertility for many, many years. In fact, there were entire books devoted to the use of herbal remedies that Colonial women relied on in the 1600-1700’s. A quick Google search will show that alternatives to traditional medicine are touted to treat anything from cancer, heartburn, low sex drive or even asthma. Herbal remedies promising to treat or improve fertility in both men and women are also popular. This is especially true as the costs of fertility treatments continues to rise.
Having twins or triplets will be one of the most intense experiences of your life. There will be so much wonder, love, and pride. Yes, there will be difficult days full of exhaustion and anxiety, but there will be double the smiles and laughter.