Boosting Your Fertility
Reproductive Exhaustion: If you have experienced years
of hormonal birth control or have never had consistent
cycles, you may need to boost your body’s mineral
storage in order to regulate or help start your periods
again naturally. Start taking a high quality prenatal
vitamin and mineral, most often found at a health food
store, that contains an abundance of minerals in the formula
for the best value for your money and your body. If you
are dealing with reproductive exhaustion it can take six
months or longer before your fertility returns to normal.
Although drugs are available to force your ovulation and
periods, if you have not created the platform of health
required it will be difficult for your body to avoid miscarriage.
Replacing your lost minerals, increasing the protein and
the water you consume, and increasing your daily exercise
will help to boost your ability to conceive and your ability
to carry your baby to the natural conclusion of pregnancy.
You can begin to take high quality prenatal vitamins
and minerals for 3 to 6 months before conception to boost
your fertility naturally. Prenatals will help you to avoid
birth defects and miscarriage. Your partner can also take
high quality prenatal vitamin and minerals to assist in
boosting his fertility as well.
To further boost your fertility, increase the amount
of protein that you are eating. When you snack, snack
on protein. Adding more fruits and vegetables, organic
if available, will also increase the mineral content of
Increase the amount of water that you consume, when wishing
to conceive have water at your side to sip on throughout
the day and evening.
To boost your reproductive system you can have a cup
a day of the women’s tea, red raspberry leaf, can
also help to boost your mineral supplies and fertility.
Increase daily gentle exercise to reduce your daily stress.
Look to include a calming activity for yourself every
day like warm baths, a nap, starting a hobby, writing
a journal, listening or playing music.
Learn to locate your 8 days of fertility in each cycle.
By locating your ovulation pattern you will gain control
over your fertility throughout your life. During sexual
intimacy make sure you take advantage of the potent pre-ejaculate.
Changing your nutrition, increasing your exercise and
reducing your stress level can help tremendously in boosting
your fertility naturally. These steps will also ensure
that you have all the building materials in place to create
a healthy pregnancy and baby. Making these improvements
and locating your personal ovulation pattern will help
to boost your fertility naturally.
The night before your cycle starts or at the very beginning
of your cycle, have an ibuprofen (Advil) and this will
help immediately with cramping and will most likely reduce
your flow by half throughout your cycle. Learn when you
ovulate so you can predict exactly when your next cycle
will start. Always circle the first day of your cycle
on your calendar. Check out Cycle Savvy for more fascinating
cycle knowledge. Justisse also has an online guide for
understanding our cycles and our bodies. Learning when
you ovulate will also help you to prevent pregnancy if
you have occasional sexual intimacy so that you can avoid
your days of fertility.
Women are fertile all the time. Not true. Women are
only fertile the few days around ovulation (when the egg
is released). In fact, a human egg can only survive 12
to 24 hours after being released from an ovary. However,
women are still considered fertile for as long as a week
or so per cycle is because sperm can live for up to five
days if fertile quality cervical fluid is present. Interestingly
enough, it is men who are always fertile!
Gail J. Dahl
Copyright 2008, Copyright released with references. “Pregnancy
& Childbirth Secrets” by National Bestselling
Author Gail J. Dahl. Now available across North America
at Barnes & Noble, Borders, Chapters, Coles and Indigo
Books & Music. The information contained in or provided
through this publication is intended for general consumer
understanding and education only and is not intended to
be, and is not provided as, a substitute for professional
medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the
advice of your midwife, physician, nurse or other qualified
health care provider before you undergo any treatment
or for answers to any questions you may have regarding
any medical condition during pregnancy.
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