Important Nutrients for Fertility and Pregnancy By Kat Boyd ND.
Laura Dowling aka Fabulous Pharmacist gives her Top Fertility Tips
Deciding to have a baby is one of the most exciting times in a couple’s life. It is only natural to want to get pregnant quickly, have a problem free pregnancy and the brightest, healthiest and most beautiful baby.
Many people start to look after themselves after they get pregnant, they stop drinking alcohol start paying attention to their diet. But, did you know that a baby body is completely formed just 10 weeks after conception?
Laura Dowling aka Fabulous Pharmacist gives her Top Fertility Tips.
Improving Male Fertility - Proceive on Ireland AM
Secondary infertility is the inability to become pregnant or to carry a baby to term after previously giving birth to a baby. Secondary infertility shares many of the same causes of primary infertility. Secondary infertility can be surprising and stressful. There are no exact figures available for rates of Secondary Infertility but depending on who you speak to range from 30-60% of couples presenting to fertility clinics. The immune system is inextricably linked with fertility issues but more so with secondary infertility. Supporting the immune function should be prioritised during the pre-conception and conception period
Proceive on Ireland AM
We were delighted to be part of a panel discussing Male Fertility on Ireland AM. Learn how nutrition, lifestyle, and supplements all play a part in boosting men's fertility.
Don't forget to take Folic Acid NOW
Gaye Godkin, Health Nutritionist, talks to Ireland AM about how nutrition and health impacts fertility. Watch the video to see Gaye explain how Proceive Preconception Fertility Supplements can help your body get the extra vitamins, amino acids and minerals that are often lacking in our diets and how these can assist your body when trying for a baby.
Vitamin D - Sunshine on the road to conception
Research with 402 mothers-to-be attending the Coombe Hospital in Dublin highlighted that only one in three women achieved the recommended dietary folate intake*. It is well documented that dietary deficiencies of folate are associated with an increased risk of neural tube defects - mainly spina bifida and anencephaly, a condition where the foetus is missing parts of the brain and skull.
Vitamin D deficiency has been linked with several reproductive disorders, including miscarriage, preterm birth and reduced production of the sex hormones. In fact, research has discovered that vitamin D may play a regulatory role in female reproductive physiology, since vitamin D receptors and enzymes are expressed in the ovaries and the placenta. According to a study carried out in the National Maternity hospital in Dublin, pregnant women in Ireland have vitamin D intakes far below those recommended for the normal development of a child’s bones,.