Vitamins And Minerals

Vitamins And Minerals

For Women:

Taking vitamins and minerals will help boost your fertility and will definitely improve the health of your pregnancy. You can benefit from these essentials vitamins:

  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin D
  • Calcium
  • Magnesium

You should also take a folic acid supplement, starting at least a month before beginning your treatment cycle. Folic acid is essential for normal cell division especially during early pregnancy. It also protects against certain developmental abnormalities such as spine bifida, The dosage of folic acid taken should be 400mg or 0.4mg daily and you should know that the supplement you use does not contain vitamin A or fish liver oil. Folic acid can be found in these following foods:

  • Leafy green vegetable’s
  • Fortified breads and breakfast cereals
  • Lentils
  • Beans
  • Asparagus
  • Papaya
  • Broccoli
  • Hard boiled eggs
  • Orange juice
  • Fruit’s

For Men

Several studies have shown the beneficial effects of vitamins minerals and antioxidant on sperm quality. We would therefore recommend that men start taking the following supplements 3 months before starting treatment:

  • Vitamin E 400mg
  • Vitamin C 100mg
  • Selenium 26ugm
  • Zinc 25mg
  • Lycopene 6mg
  • Garlic 1000mg

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