Our clients often ask us for some tips for getting pregnant. This is easy as there are so many. The problem is, choosing the right ones for you.
As there are so many tips for getting pregnant, its nigh on impossible to live a stress free life if you’re implementing everything. At Essential Feeling, we’ll combine giving you the best advice for your lifestyle with fertility reflexology and counselling and our experience shows not only success in getting pregnant, but also way more balanced and happy clients.
In the interim though, below are some tips for getting pregnant. These tips for getting pregnant concentrate on balancing hormones which is important for both men and women.
There are so many tips for getting pregnant linked to other parts of your health that we thought rather than overload you this hormone based guide would be a good start.
Tips for getting pregnant –
Minimise Caffeine – 2 cups per day and not within 4 hours of bedtime
Cut out all fat that has been engineered (Omega 6)
Soy bean oil (soy is generally poor for fertility)
Replace with non-
e.g. Coconut oil
Olive oil (don’t cook at high heat with this)
Fish preferably oily fish e.g. salmon
e.g. cooking food in microwave covered in film, instead, use oven and cover with foil or better still a lid
Cook in glass or non-
Try to use organic foods where possible
Drink filtered water and only use a plastic bottle a maximum of 3 times
No simple starches, refined foods, sugards
e.g. white bread, rice, pasta etc, all the things we hear about regularly
Consume proteins and healthy fats 1st thing after walking e.g. smoked, salmon, avocado, eggs
Tips for getting pregnant – General
e.g. chemical pesticides/ cleaners
Improve air quality with plants
Drink filtered water
In bed by 10pm
Your body needs sleep to balance hormones. Use guided meditation if struggling to sleep – YouTube has some good ones
Magnesium aids sleep, you can buy supplements
Light cardio exercise e.g. yoga in the evening. Too much cardio can cause overproduction of some hormones, so stick to gentle cardio only for the purpose of getting pregnant.
Weights in short bursts are excellent
e.g. Kettlebells, Deadlifts, Squats and lunges
5 – 7 reps of a weight that really pushes you. Watch your form, a personal training session just as a 1 off is invaluable to make sure you don’t cause yourself some damage by doing things in the wrong way.
Get outside during the day to improve your intake of Vitamin D from the sun. 20 mins is ideal.
Try to space meals 4 hours apart and 4 hours before bed to give your liver a break. This includes calorific drinks, water and herbal teas are fine.
We know there are a lot of tips for getting pregnant there and like we say that are just a taster for balancing hormones which is just one factor in getting pregnant.
The trick with looking at tips for getting pregnant is to make sure that you work with the ones that are relevant to your situation and will fit in to your lifestyle with the minimum amount of stress. It’s also about combining everything in to a lifestyle change, not a fad that creates stress.
Where can I find more information?
Don’t feel overloaded by all of these tips for getting pregnant, we can help you massively in choosing how and which to implement based on your particular circumstances.
Please note, the tips for getting pregnant that we have given above are as a guide only. You must check with your doctor that any suggestions are right for you and your circumstances.