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16 Natural Ways to Boost Fertility

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16 Natural Ways to Boost Fertility

16 Natural Ways to Boost Fertility Fertility issues affect up to 15 percentTrusted Source of couples. The road to parenthood can sometimes be a huge challenge, but know you’re not alone in those challenges. Luckily, there are a few natural ways to increase your fertility. In fact, food choices and lifestyle changes can help boost fertility. Here are 16 natural ways to boost fertility and get pregnant faster. 1. Eat foods rich in antioxidants Antioxidants like folate and zinc may improve fertility for both men and women. They deactivate the free radicals in your body, which can damage both sperm and egg...

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Busted: 14 myths about breastfeeding

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Busted: 14 myths about breastfeeding

Busted: 14 myths about breastfeeding 1. Myth? Breastfeeding is easy. Babies are born with the reflex to look for their mother’s breast. However, many mothers need practical support with positioning their baby for breastfeeding and making sure their baby is correctly attached to the breast. Breastfeeding takes time and practice for both mothers and babies. Breastfeeding is also time intensive, so mothers need space and support at home and work.  2. Myth? It’s usual for breastfeeding to hurt – sore nipples are inevitable. Many mothers experience discomfort in the first few days after birth when they are learning to breastfeed....

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How Sleep Changes During Pregnancy

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How Sleep Changes During Pregnancy

How Sleep Changes During Pregnancy Hormones, Problems, and the Best Positions Whether you are in your first, second, or third trimester, or at the beginnings of labor, pregnancy can have profound effects on your ability to sleep. Hormone changes may alter the nature of a pregnant woman’s sleep. Preexisting sleep difficulties may worsen, and new ones may show up with each phase of pregnancy, introducing new challenges. Review how to sleep best in pregnancy, including the role of hormones, possible solutions to sleep problems, and the best positions to relieve back pain and insomnia.     The Effects of Pregnancy on Sleep...

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