By the time you are ready to have a child, or you're ready to think about having a child, you've probably become accustomed to certain routine choices and ways of living. When it comes to your fertility health, you also probably know the bigger factors to pay attention to, such as a healthy diet, reduced stress levels, and prenatal vitamins. Beyond the broader advice, however, there are also some surprising choices you might be making that can leave a real impact on your fertility.
As a fertility expert and acupuncturist, my practice's philosophy looks at the patient as a whole, which requires we take an inventory of how she lives day-to-day. I often find some real blind spots that only take a little insight to change. Here are five lifestyle factors that you might be overlooking day to day.