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Infertile Couples Encouraged to Look at Lifestyle,  July 3, 2009
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Gillian Homan, a fertility nurse specialist and researcher from the University's Robinson Institute, says that while most people link obesity, smoking, drugs and stress to infertility problems, many infertile couples fail to look at their own lifestyle as a possible obstacle to conceiving.

While the evidence of the impact of weight on fertility is very strong, only half of the overweight women in this study considered their own weight to be a risk factor for infertility.

The other major finding to come out of the study reveals that many women trying to conceive are not following the current recommended guidelines for folic acid supplements.

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