The Fertility Blog

News, advice, research on fertility and conception from Proceive

5 facts about the female egg

How much do you know about the female egg? For starters it is nurtured inside the female body for around 120 days before it is able to be fertilised. Nutritionist Gaye Godkin takes us through the five key facts we all should know when trying for a baby;

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Folate vs Folic Acid

At Proceive it is very important to us that our products always reflect the latest scientific research available. 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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5 facts about the female egg

2 MINUTE READ How much do you know about the female egg? For starters it is nurtured inside the female body for around 120 days before it is able to be fertilised. Nutritionist Gaye Godkin takes us through the five key facts we all should know when trying for a baby;

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5 ways to improve sperm quality

3 MINUTE READ 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...

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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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Cervical mucuous and fertility explained

2 MINUTE READ Cervical mucus that a woman produces is there for a very good reason and actually assists conception. It is common for a woman to experience some vaginal dryness throughout her childbearing years, but if this continues it may make it difficult to get pregnant.  

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