Female Fertility Tips

As we did a quick round up of the current health tips for men to maximise their fertility we only thought it fair to do one for women so here goes:

  • Make sure you are having sex around your fertile time. The fertile window for women is very short and so this step is crucial.
  •  Use a sperm friendly lubricant when you are having sex around your fertile time. Many popular lubricants can damage sperm and inpair their motility, so make sure you use one that has been created for couple trying to conceive.  Click here to find out more about sperm friendly lubricants.
  • Take a folic acid supplement either alone or as part of a pre-conceptual vitamin and mineral supplement
  • Aim for a healthy weight. Being overweight or underweight can reduce your fertility.
  • Give up or reduce smoking
  • Reduce stress & make time for relaxation
  • Reduce alcohol intake & check with you doctor or pharmacist to see if any medicines you are taking could impair your fertility
  • Exercise moderateley (avoid overexercising as this may impair fertility)
  • Eat a healthy balanced diet, with lots of fresh fruit and vegetables
  • Enjoy sex 8) (arousal & female orgasm may increase the chances of conception)

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