Do I need Fertility vitamins?
You may be thinking can’t I just take a multivitamin and eat a balanced diet, and for many people that will be enough, but fertility specific vitamins – designed for women and men – contain other ingredients especially for healthy sperm and egg production and hormone balance.
When should I start taking fertility supplements?
If you are preparing to try and conceive, start taking fertility vitamins 3 months prior to trying. This will build up your levels to their optimum. If you’ve been trying for over a year with no joy you may want to see your GP to get referred for some initial tests.
What do Fertility Vitamins contain?
It’s not just a one size fits all. Women and men have different fertility needs. Fertility vitamins for women contain the following key benefits:
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And for men, their specific benefits include:
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For a full list of ingredients and more information on Proceive’s fertility supplements, click here. With any vitamin supplement when you are trying to conceive or are pregnant, you need to make sure that the Vitamin A content is not too high, the recommended daily allowance when pregnant or trying to conceive is 770mcg (or 2565 IU). Vitamin A is high in certain foods like liver. The levels in different brands of supplements are not always the same, so you need to compare the ingredients list, don’t just go by price or packaging. According to this UK study, there are some herbal food supplements that make claims to aid fertility which vary in quality. Fertility supplements that come under the Traditional Herbal Registration (THR) or Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Authority (MHRA) are best as these are regulated and contain what they claim on the label. If your herbal supplement is registered under the Food Standards Agency (FSA), their manufacture is not regulated and therefore may not have the quantities of nutrients that the label claims (though they shouldn’t do you any harm).
We’re giving away to one lucky reader, 3 month’s supply of the the dual pack of PROCEIVE advanced fertility supplements, worth £134.85. Developed by fertility experts and tailored to support the specific nutrient needs of each gender, the PROCEIVE® range contains ingredients that can help to support nutritional deficiencies associated with conception.
PROCEIVE® WOMEN & MEN DUAL PACK
The dual pack contains all the nutrients in the PROCEIVE® WOMAN pack and in the PROCEIVE® MEN pack and has been designed to help aid couples’ compliance. It is recommended that the PROCEIVE® WOMAN & MEN DUAL PACK is taken for up for 3 months before starting to try to conceive and that each person should take two capsules once a day. £44.95 for 1 month supply
PROCEIVE® and PROCEIVE® MAX is available from selected Holland & Barrett store nationwide and online at www.proceive.co.uk
PROCEIVE® was researched and developed by Ocean Healthcare Ltd. an Irish company and is a specially formulated nutritional supplement designed to help aid conception. The PROCEIVE® range is the result of 5 years of research and development. The range and level of ingredients is the most comprehensive in the marketplace. All PROCEIVE® products are manufactured in the UK.
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