Getting Pregnant Over 40
About Fertility For Women Over 40
We all know that as women get older it’s harder to get pregnant. Two thirds of couples where the woman is over 40 will find they can’t get pregnant naturally, but a third still can. The main factor in this is probably egg quality. The effects of damaging substances called ‘free radicals’ can reduce egg quality.
There may also be decreased ovarian reserve (fewer eggs left) and hormonal imbalances. If you want to try naturally after 40, it makes sense to ensure that you are as healthy as you can be and that your body has everything it needs for a healthy conception and pregnancy. Modern life means our nutritional needs are often not met through diet alone. We recommend that women over 40 increase their intake of important nutrients during the pre-conception phase, if only as an insurance policy, including those which counteract the effects of ‘free radicals’ in the body.
To support the nutritional requirements of the body during pre-conception we would recommend including a wide ranging multivitamin, an anti-oxidant formula and build your stores of DHA and EPA Omega 3. We would therefore recommend the following:Female Pre-conception Support Pack
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