“Wanna Be” Baby Daddy’s before you take that next bite of hamburger and fries, try taking a bite out of this article! If you have been unsuccessful in the baby making department, the cheeseburger from your favorite fast food joint could be the culprit! Don’t click off this page before finishing this article. This article is on how to be a healthy baby maker naturally!
Most men think that all they have to do is get their partner in the mood and whammo, you are both off making babies successfully the rest of the evening. Pregnancy planning from his eyes includes a Fillet Mignon dinner by candle light, a bottle of your favorite wine, and Barry White singing in the background. When it comes to pregnancy planning for men, you need to think again! This little romantic dinner may deposit some bucks in the love bank but the reality is it may decrease your chances of conception (especially if the beef was grass-fed). Now we are not trying to kill the mood, or discourage you from any romantic evening planning, but rather offer some suggestions on some healthy baby-making romantic dinners!
According to a study by Dr. Jaime Mendiola of the University of Murcia, Spain, it was found that among the couples with fertility problems coming to the clinic, the men with good semen quality ate more vegetables and fruit than those men with low seminal quality. This means that the sperm were not only faster but there were more of them!! Based on this study, men who want to be fathers should increase their intake of fruits and veggies and decrease their consumption of fatty foods like red meat and fried foods. It’s time to start packing your lunch with some healthy food choices. Your little swimmers will be that much faster and healthier, who knows that dietary shift may mean that your the father of the next NFL top pick! Remember that potential NFL possibility if the guys at work razz you about your veggies and fruit food choice!
There are obviously many factors that influence fertility, and this is only one. But this is an easy one for you to correct and what a difference it will make in the bedroom when you are trying to be the baby making machine you want to be!
What are some other factors that affect male fertility?
Low sperm count has also been linked to phthalate exposure. Phthalate is that evil chemical found in plastics and some skin care products. Before you light up that next cigarette, think about the health of your sperm. Smoking is another factor when we are talking about low sperm count. Anti-depressants have also been linked to decreased fertility levels in men. The beer belly may have been a result of too many college parties, but those college parties may come back to haunt you when you are trying to be a baby-making machine. Obesity in men is a factor in male fertility. Now that you have read this, it’s time to take your health seriously. It has an impact on your children from conception forward. Call us, we are here to help!
“Food Intake and its relationship to semen quality: a case control study,” by Jaime Mendiola, Ph.D., et al. Fertility and Sterility, Volume 91, Issue 3, Pages 812-818 (March 2009)