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Healthy Eating 5 foods to aid fertility

Experts say eating a healthy diet can improve a woman’s ability to having a healthy baby. Here are five foods you should consume more to increase the level of your fertility.

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Having challenges getting pregnant? I know your doctors has probably told you everything to do from which sex position is great to when it is best to have sex in other to get pregnant. But, what you eat is equally important if you want to increase your chances of having a baby.

Here are five foods you should consume more to increase your level of your fertility.

1.Leafy greens

 

Our local kontonmire can work magic for women who want to have children. According to Miss Ayeh, inculcating the habit of eating green vegetables increases the haemoglobin level. A lot of women get pregnant but are latter faced with complications which could have been avoided if they had prepared themselves for the journey of bearing. As soon as you make up your mind to have a baby you should always have your haemoglobin level checked. Your HB level should be between 12 to 15.

2. Foods with high protein

 

Eating foods with high protein can also increase your chances of conceiving a baby. Diets of about 25% and less carbohydrates. Consider eating beans, meats, eggs and egg white, legumes, soy beans are higher protein sources which are also rich in iron.

3. Sea foods

 

Pregnant women are required to take in omega 3 for their baby’s brain development says Lisa Ayeh.  It is very critical for women who are planning to have a baby to eat a lot of sea foods. Sea foods like salmon, tilapia, shrimps and lobsters contains omega 3 fatty acids and they prevent cholesterol levels, builds strong bones and supports good mode. Sometimes it takes women about six weeks to discover they are pregnant so if you are planning to get pregnant then you should start consuming fish servings especially salmon each week to begin the brain development process as soon as the baby settles in the womb.

4. Fruits and Vegetables

 

Don’t slack on eating enough fruits and vegetables. At least 3 to 5 servings of fruits daily will prepares your body for a baby. Fruits and vegetables provides a host of essentials nutrients and antioxidants which helps decrease inflammation in the body say Miss Ayeh.

5. Cereals

 

According Dietician Lisa Ayeh, women who plan on getting pregnant any time soon should consume foods rich in folic acid. Foods like  dried beans, peas, orange, whole wheat helps the body to the produce and the maintain dead cells and prevents changes during pregnancy.

Now is the appropriate time to pay attention to your diet. You should learn to develop a healthy eating habit. Cease eating sweets and junk foods say Lisa Ayeh. Foods without any nutrition will only kill your dreams of becoming a mother.

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