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There are many ways you can naturally boost your fertility through diet, exercise and alternative treatments.

Fertility Boosters Articles

Exercise has a variety of effects on the body, so it’s no wonder that it can also play a role in fertility. Too much exercise, and fertility levels can drop greatly, especially if you’re underweight. On the flip side, too little exercise can also lower chances of conceiving, especially if you’re overweight.

Ob/Gyns have long advocated for future moms to start eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables before becoming pregnant, and to bump up their intake of iron and folic acid (a B vitamin to help prevent neurological birth defects that may occur in the first three months of pregnancy). Now, there is a strong case to be made that couples struggling with infertility can benefit from dietary changes.

Studies abound about the benefits of mind-body therapies in conjunction with conventional treatments for infertility. These treatments are used mainly to ease stress and contribute to well-being, both of which former fertility patients will swear helped them overcome infertility. Some, like acupuncture, have been around for centuries, while others are relatively new.

Fertility Boosters Videos

Fertility Boost

Dr. Tina Koopersmith from West Coast Women's Reproductive Center discusses the different ways a woman can boost her fertility.

Will Acupuncture and Herbs Help My Chances of Getting Pregnant?

Dr. Susanna Park explains the benefits of acupuncture and herbs for health, relaxation, and fertility.

What Lifestyle Factors Affect Fertility?

According to Dr. David Keefe, a New York fertility doctor at NYU Fertility Center, there are a number of lifestyle factors that affect fertility and egg quality including smoking, weight, certain drugs and genetic problems