52: Natural Strategies for Getting Pregnant


by Dr. Isaac Jones & Erica Jones, MHS

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Are you trying to get pregnant? Statistics show that about 10% to 15% of couples struggle with infertility. This breaks our hearts which is why we wanted to do this episode on natural strategies for getting pregnant. In this episode, we’re going to share with you our best tips as well as some of the thing we’ve personally done for each pregnancy. We hope this helps you. 

These tips will help promote egg quality and sperm motility. We encourage you to know your fertility to create the right timing for ovulation. 

Eat for balanced hormones 

  • Healthy, whole and organic foods diet 
  • Largely plant- and fish-based Mediterranean diet boosts fertility 
  • Dutch researchers found that women following a Mediterranean diet before an IVF cycle had a 40 percent higher chance of becoming pregnant boosts IVF cycle 
  • Organic or at minimum hormone and antibiotic free animal products 
  • A proactive hormone panel can help to target any problem areas 
  • Avoid soy as it disrupts hormones 

Remove as many toxins from home as possible 

  • Many toxins like fragrance (found in bath and body and home products) are hormone disruptors and can interfere with fertility 
  • BPA can increase the risk of infertility and miscarriage 
  • Phthalates that leach from plastics are xenoestrogens that disrupt hormones and make it harder to get pregnant 
  • Look at the ingredients in your kitchen, household cleaners, and personal care products 
  • Consider a full body detox 

Regulate your blood sugar 

  • Avoid sugar spikes (or too low blood sugar) 
  • Healthy fat is essential in regular meals and snacks 
  • High insulin is associated with infertility issues, especially PCOS 
  • Regulate stress, as high stress can through off a woman’s cycle and have an effect on sustaining a pregnancy 

Supplement with adequate nutrients 

  • Get on a  good prenatal multivitamin 30-60 days before you start trying to get pregnant 
  • Make sure you have a supply of adequate vitamins, fats, probiotics, minerals 
  • Hydration is key for cervical fluid and sperm motility 

Know your cycle 

 

Featured in this episode…

How to Use Essential Oils for Fragrance 

Why What You’re Putting Your Leftovers In is Harming You 

The Truth About Xenoestrogens and Estrogen Dominance 

All About the Dangers of BPA

10 Easy Ways to Remove Plastics from Your Kitchen  

The Best Non-Toxic Makeup Brands You Will Love 

Organic Deodorant You’ll Actually Like 

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Meet Erica Jones, MHS

Hi there! I'm Erica Jones, MHS.
I'm a mom to 4 amazing little kids, wife to an incredibly talented doctor and I’ve been doing this “healthy lifestyle” thing for over a decade. I’m super passionate about essential oils, health, wellness and making natural living easy. I’m so grateful to be living my BEST life and I'm here to help YOU live yours.

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