Recent research suggests the COVID virus is having a detrimental impact on sperm production and sperm quality.
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With a new year comes a renewed sense of diet and lifestyle goals, and these could just give you the push to get pregnant. What habits should you consider if you’re planning to fall pregnant?
Reliable research from large cohort studies have found there is no increased risk of side effects among pregnant women who have received their covid-19 vaccine.
Further research from the University of Georgia has revealed that in severe cases of men infected with COVID-19, testicular function may be impaired, therefore resulting in a reduction of male fertility.
There has been a lot of misinformation circulating online during the pandemic, some of which is extremely dangerous for women who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant.
Mixed nuts are a popular snack served during the holiday period, so consider taking the opportunity to treat yourself while also consuming foods that can help your chances of conceiving.
Turkey is an excellent source of zinc, which has been linked to hormonal function and sperm physiology, as well as iron, which is beneficial, as well.
Beetroot has shown to help improve blood flow to sexual organs in addition to supporting a healthy uterus for embryo implantation, making it just that much easier to indulge in a beetroot salad.
Alcohol intake has been linked to increased DNA fragmentation in sperm and reduced oocyte quality, however there are still ways you could enjoy a family friendly tipple without the additional concern of it affecting fertility.
If you’re thinking of making a change in your diet this year, you may want to consider fish, with a decent amount of it, with links between fertility and seafood.