I had just turned 39, and that ticking clock was louder than ever. We tried and tried…one cycle, two cycles, three and so on. After our 5th cycle and no pregnancy, my doctor sent my husband in for a semen analysis. It came back with good results so we discussed starting fertility treatments. I will never forget that phone call.
This isn’t all entirely news, but what you may not know is that Vitamin D is extremely important when you are planning to have a child. The relevance of Vitamin D in reproduction isn’t necessarily the first factor you think about when you’re planning to have a child, but it should be. Vitamin D is important for bone health, but is also important for healthy reproduction.
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Finding forgiveness for myself after my miscarriages was the hardest thing I have ever done. I felt as though my body had betrayed me and that I had also failed my body. I had experienced being a support for friends who had miscarried. I had heard stories from family members about their own losses. I knew the statistics. I just never imagined that I would also go through it myself.
You’ve ditched the contraception, are taking your prenatal vitamins, have been eating a healthy balanced diet and now you want to try for a baby! It is a hopeful and exciting time that can be a little daunting as well. Here is what you need to know to maximize your chances of conceiving.