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Nighty Night!

According to the National Sleep Foundation, the majority of Americans aren’t getting enough sleep.

A good night’s rest is of vital importance when it comes to your overall health and your fertility. The amount of sleep we get (or don’t get) can have a powerful influence on the body's hormones, which controls a woman's cycle and regulates ovulation. Those who are regularly not getting enough sleep have a significantly higher level of the stress hormones, cortisol and adrenocorticotropic, both of which can suppress a healthy fertility cycle.

So, when you’re taking into account a healthy diet, cutting out caffeine and getting your body into shape in order to conceive, it’s important that you remember that getting quality sleep at night is just as important!

To learn more about fertility news, issues or advice, please visit Fertility Authority or as always, stop by FertileThoughts for emotional support!

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