When you want to get pregnant, you start considering any source of increased fertility. Vitamins are taken by many on a regular basis, but a new study out of Harvard Medical school shows an link between regular multivitamin use and increased likelihood of becoming pregnant.
While multivitamins cannot be a replacement for actual real food, they can be a useful supplement to the necessary nutrition that your body needs. A common problem that can reduce fertility, and thus the chances of getting pregnant successfully, is that deficits in nutrition can affect the ovaries and how likely eggs are to implant during conception. Eating a healthy, well rounded diet is the best course of action. But for hopeful expecting to be a mother soon women, taking a multivitamin can fill in for any lifestyle induced problems that are in the way of that holistic diet.
Common problems that a multivitamin could address include having food allergies that keep you from eating certain healthy foods, or to help counteract the effects of stress. If you’re sleep deprived, seeing the signs of minor illness more frequently than is normal; adding a multivitamin could help. And the usual suspects also apply; are you eating enough fruits and vegetables or do you skip meals sometimes? If so, then adding a multivitamin to your daily routine could benefit your fertility chances.
- 1Nutritional deficiencies can impact fertility, and reduce your chance of successfully getting pregnant.
- 2The best way to support fertility through nutrition is by eating a healthy, well rounded diet of quality food.
- 3Reasons to take a multivitamin include being forced to skip meals sometimes, or if you are under high levels of stress or sleep deficiency.