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5 Tips for Boosting Your Fertility

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These five tips for boosting your fertility may help you get pregnant – and here’s why you should keep trying to have a baby, even in these uncertain economic times.

The fertility experts at Pulling Down the Moon say, “History shows that during a recession, birth rates drop as couples delay childbearing.  In current times where most women already postpone family planning, medical experts warn of the detriment of delayed pregnancy and urge couples to be aware of their biological clocks.”

Fertility experts and former fertility patients Tami Quinn and Beth Heller urge women to use these tips for boosting your fertility – and not allow a troubled economy to get in the way of fulfilling your family-building dreams.

Quinn and Heller wrote Fully Fertile: A 12-Week Holistic Plan for Optimal Fertility — a very helpful resource for couples trying to get pregnant.

And, read on for their tips on boosting fertility…

5 Tips for Boosting Your Fertility

This article has been updated – it’s 4 years old! Read 5 Ways to Increase the Chances You’ll Conceive a Baby.

Fertility cleanse

Supporting the body’s detoxification organs is critical for women trying to conceive. When not functioning properly, hormone imbalances can cause reproductive turmoil. To boost your fertility, learn what foods, eating habits and supplements can aid detoxification and boost fertility.

Find your fertile weight

Studies show that optimum weight can enhance fertility; whether over or under weight, body compositions plays a major role in hormonal regulation. To boost your fertility, learn about your BMI, how to measure, what ensures the most successful pregnancy rates and best dietary guidelines for weight lost and gain while trying to conceive.

Yoga for fertility

Low impact exercise while trying to conceive a baby is a must, as high intensity activities place excess metabolic stress of the body. Low intensity yoga practices, especially those designed specifically to boost fertility, create physical and energetic balance in the reproductive system, relieve depression and anxiety and provide breathing techniques to prepare the body for new life.

De-stress and couples massage

Studies show massage techniques benefit fertility by reducing toxicity, increasing blood flow to the pelvis, clearing circulatory pathways of the reproductive system and improve overall organ function. To boost your fertility, find classes that teach simple massage techniques for couples to practice together, to release stress and strengthen trust, connection, communication and intimacy.

Fertility support groups

Studies show that cognitive and mind/body support groups significantly increase pregnancy rates in infertility patients. And, some fertility clinics and organizations – such as Pulling Down the Moon – offer free fertility support groups along with their fertility manuals.

Why do you need to boost your fertility? Dr Angie Beltsos, medical director of the Fertility Centers of Illinois acknowledges that many women are still unaware that fertility starts to slow at 28 and drastically declines after 35. “Sadly, age is one of the biggest barriers to fertility and many patients seek treatment only when it’s too late,” she says. “Many women simply cannot afford to delay pregnancy, even in this troubled economy.”

To learn more conceiving a baby, read Getting Pregnant Faster – 6 Fertility Boosting Supplements.

The above tips for boosting fertility are from Pulling Down the Moon – an Integrative Care for Fertility (ICF) service that works in partnership with medical doctors to treat infertility.

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For more fertility boosting tips, read What is Fertility? Things You Need to Know About Getting Pregnant.

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3 thoughts on “5 Tips for Boosting Your Fertility”

  1. Laurie Pawlik-Kienlen

    Hi Claryssa,

    Yes — acupuncture has improved fertility for some couple coping with infertility, but I don’t think it’s been scientifically proven. If if it acupuncture has been proven to help infertility, it wouldn’t help ALL women get pregnant, because we’re all so different and we all have different reasons for having trouble getting pregnant.

    Here are links to two articles I’ve written about acupuncture for boosting fertility:

    How Acupuncture Affects Fertility

    Tips for Improving the Success of Acupuncture for Couples

    Good luck — I hope you get pregnant soon!