The Fertility Blog

News, advice, research on fertility and conception from Proceive

5 ways to improve sperm quality

The role of the male in conception is sometimes understated but very important, it takes two to make a baby. New sperm is generated in the body approximately every 74 days, that’s just 3 months! Sperm production is dependent on a number of different factors from ensuring you consume nutrients that support sperm production (while also avoiding anti-nutrients) and adopting positive lifestyle behaviours are some the most effective ways to influence sperm quality.

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Low sperm count - don't panic

If you or your partner has just received the news that there is an issue with sperm, he is not alone. It is estimated that male fertility issues account for around 33% of all infertility. Gaye Godkin, Nutritionist, explains why you shouldn’t panic if you receive a low sperm count result

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Folate vs Folic Acid

Over the past number of years the scientific evidence behind the natural form of folic acid, L-Methylfolate has grown considerably. We look at the difference between Folic Acid and Folate and why it matters.

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8 superfoods for conception

1 MINUTE READ Did you know that certain nutrients play an important role in the reproductive system? For women they support the development of the egg, womb and the hormonal system. While for men they support the development of good quality sperm cells. 

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Amino acids explained

2 MINUTE READ L’arginine and L’citrulline are amino acids, Nutritionist Gaye Godkin looks at the role they play in fertility and reproduction and where we can get them in our diet.

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