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Natural conception

What should b added in diet 2 increase fertility n increase the chances of pregnancy?
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1192727 tn?1282739142
I've read that core of a pineapple, folic acid, asprine n grape fruit help in conception.
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ASK your doctor before taking aspirin though, since is a blod thinner. Extra Zinc is also good but mostly relaxation:) Prenatal vitamins w DHA are of course a plus for any woman trying to conveive
1192727 tn?1282739142
Thanks 4 ur reply bt how 2 increase zinc n what is DHA?
590782 tn?1351708124
I had a nurse tell me that jams increase fertility (for woman) and I also heard the same thing on one of those Pregnancy shows on cable. The same nurse also told me to have DH drink canberry juice that it helps the swimmers.

Good Luck.
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DHA is a omega fatty acid but buy it by itself in pharmacies and NOT as FISH IOL becase fish iol has ETA as well and it may affect the baby.

Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) is an omega-3 fatty acid. It is found in cold water fatty fish and fish oil supplements, along with eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA). Vegetarian sources of DHA come from seaweed. DHA is essential for the proper functioning of our brains as adults, and for the development of our nervous system and visual abilities during the first 6 months of life. In addition, omega-3 fatty acids are part of a healthy diet that helps lower risk of heart disease. Our bodies naturally produce small amounts of DHA, but we must get the amounts we need from our diet or supplements. Most people in the Western world do not get enough omega-3 fatty acids in their diet.
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EPA sorry. This is what the internet says about fish oils:

Precautions:

Fish oil capsules contain both DHA and EPA. Supplements containing EPA may not be recommended for infants or small children because they upset the balance between DHA and EPA during early development. Pregnant women should talk to their doctor before taking fish oil supplements.

Fish oil capsules may cause minor side effects, such as loose stools, abdominal discomfort, and belching. In addition, they may prolong bleeding time slightly. If you take blood-thinning medication, talk to your doctor before taking fish oil.
1192727 tn?1282739142
Mariana101

Thanks a lot 4 this info as i didn't know this b4 n u explained it breifly.

claud9

Thank u 4 ur reply bt jams contain high levels of suger is it safe as Drs. give glucophage 4 conception.
590782 tn?1351708124
Ooops I meant yams.
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YAMS are one of the best food you can eat besides Oatmeal, nuts, avocado, berries, salmon, beans and bright color vegetables:)
1192727 tn?1282739142
Now it makes sense thanks. :-)
1192727 tn?1282739142
I found this list of herbs for infertility.

COQ10 – 120 - 200 mg - for implantation, better lining, egg quality, heart health
DHEA – 25 -75 mg - healthy eggs
Omega 369 - ~900, 400, 350 mg, respectively, anti-inflamm+egg quality, increases EWCM, supports the nervous system
B-6 – 100-200 mg daily to increase LP B Complex – for liver health, to reduce estrogen dominance
Folic acid – 1- 5 mg for egg quality vit C – 1000 mg low dose increases EWCM, large doses will dry you
Vit E
Prenatal Vitamin
Fish Oil – 1200 - 2000 mg
Evening Primrose Oil – 2000 mg until to increase EWCM, estrogenic effect
Baby Aspirin – 81 mg from day after:o:  for recurrent miscarriages
Royal Jelly – 100 mg or 1 teaspoon daily
Wheatgrass – 10 pills per night, or 1 teaspoon daily
Spirulina –
Green tea (1-2 cups a day) increases fertility by 15% Zinc – egg quality
Manganese Copper
Fertile Aid
Vitex – 1000 mg in LP
Paba
Maca
Raspberry leaf tea -
uterine tonic Iron – at least 41 mg needed to make eggs
Progesterone – from day after o to build up lining
Soy Isoflavones – 160 mg from cd 5-9
Guafenesin – 2 teaspoons (10cc) 3 times daily from cd 5-9 for EWCM

What do u say about these? Plz suggest n share........
1192727 tn?1282739142
I got this list on 1 of the forums here 4 TTC.
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