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10 Important Vitamins & Minerals for Fertility

By Aela Mass |

10 Vitamins & Minerals for Fertility

If you’re going to great lengths to get pregnant – for whatever reason – like I currently am, you know there’s little you won’t try. Sure, you’re not about to run around the block five times while patting your head and chanting. Though, to be honest, if you told me this increased the likelihood of getting pregnant, I’d probably try it.

But there are some simple and legitimate ways that you might be able to naturally increase your fertility: good ol’ vitamins and minerals.

After the jump, check out 10 important vitamins and minerals that could boost your fertility. And always remember to talk to your doctor before starting any supplement.


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10 Vitamins & Minerals for Fertility

ZINC

Zinc is crucial for both male and female fertility. Low levels of zinc in men can cause their sperm to "clump." For women, zinc plays a vital role in egg-cell development.
Source: LiveStrong
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Aela Mass is a lesbian writer and editor living the dream on Martha's Vineyard with her wife, Sara, and their dog, Darla. She miscarried her twins at 17 weeks and has undergone numerous IVF, FET, and IUI cycles. Her writing has appeared in The Huffington Post among other publications. For more of her work, visit her blog Two Moms Make a Right. Read bio and latest posts → Read Aela's latest posts →

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