10 Important Vitamins & Minerals for FertilityAela Mass
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.
ZINC 1 of 10
EVENING PRIMROSE OIL 2 of 10
FOLIC ACID 3 of 10Women who don't get enough folic acid in their diets before and during pregnancy may have a greater chance of miscarriage or still birth. A deficient level of folic acid is also linked to an increased risk neural tube birth defects (though that isn't fertility related).
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IRON 4 of 10
COENZYME Q10 5 of 10
L-ARGININE 6 of 10
FLAXSEED OIL 7 of 10
VITAMIN C 8 of 10
VITAMIN B6 9 of 10
ANTIOXIDANTS 10 of 10
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