Think about this for a moment.
You are a couple that has been trying to conceive for a few years and you have either not been able to get pregnant or if you do, you end of miscarrying.
You're at your wits end – “WHATS WRONG WITH ME?”
Well, maybe the issue actually lies with your partner.
It's believed that 30% of infertility cases are due to a factor that lies with the male partner.
A common issue of male infertility lies in the quality of the semen which would include sperm motility (how the sperm move), sperm morphology (how the sperm look) and the DNA that lies within the sperm. And these things can all benefit from tender love and care to ensure they are prime candidates to reach the holy grail and achieve a viable pregnancy.
Here’s how you can prime his swimmers into peak condition.
Antioxidants – Very important for the issues with sperm DNA fragmentation, which is linked to recurrent miscarriage. Ensure your man includes fresh fruit and vegetables each day. Top choices are berries, plums and oranges, and he can also include pecan nuts, kidney beans and green tea.
Antioxidants basically help fight free radicals which attack the cells of the body causing damage and as the sperm are also classed as cells they are mighty important for these little guys.
Have Sex Regularly – I’m sure this is a rule that he will love!
Regular intercourse means that the older poorer quality sperm that have been sitting around for a while get a chance to be cleared out meaning that there is always a chance of healthy sperm sitting in the wings waiting for an opportunity to catch that egg.
You don’t have to go at it hammer and tongs all a month though – if you know when you ovulate, schedule regular sessions (preferably once every day or couple of days) from one week before to ensure you don’t miss your fertile window.
Make Sure He Takes A Probiotic – Do you know that probiotics are found in semen?
Ensure he takes a good probiotic supplement to replace the probiotics that can be destroyed by a bad diet, stress or taking antibiotics.
Probiotics are also essential for good gut health so as to ensure that the gut is in optimal condition to break down all those important nutrients from food so they can send their benefits around the body and do their work.
Make Sure His Testicles Stay Cool – Tight briefs or pants, driving for long periods in a day or a laptop in the lap can all heat up sperm causing damage or cellular death.
Therefore ask him to opt for boxers over briefs, keep the laptop on a desk and ensure he is cool on long car journeys.
I even know of a man who drove to work with some frozen peas on his lap when it was that optimal time of the month! – Now that’s commitment!
Supplement, Supplement, Supplement – As well as a healthy diet including lots of fresh fruit and veggies, nuts, seeds and grass fed meat or your choice of protein. You should ask your man to supplement to ensure he is getting all the baby-making nutrients that he needs.
Zinc, Selenium, L Carnitine, COQ10 and Glutathione are all-important supplements that he should think about before trying to conceive.
Avoid Toxins – From pesticides in non-organic food to body washes and deodorant, see if your man can swap over to chemical-free body hygiene products and devour organic meals.
Toxins that can affect cellular quality can also be found in gardening fertilizers and pesticides, house cleaning products and some work environments, such as dry- cleaners.
Last but not least, cutting out smoking is a real bonus when trying to generate virile sperm.
Give Him 2-3 months – Sperm actually takes about 2-3 months to mature so therefore giving him a few months to implement all these changes before you try to conceive – this will give the best chance of success.
Baby Dust to All xx
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