It takes around 5 months for eggs and 3½ months for sperm to mature before being ready for release. Therefore, it makes good sense to start a pre-conception plan at least 4, ideally 6 months before trying to conceive. You wouldn’t run a marathon without some planning and a detailed strategy, so the same applies to conception and pregnancy!
Not only can the right nutrition and lifestyle changes help natural conception, but in those cases where assisted conception is the only option, a tailored nutrition programme can enhance success rates for IUI, IVF etc.
The Dietitian will work with you as an individual or couple to draw up a personalised action plan or strategy for optimising your health. The plan with be developed taking into consideration your medical history, food preferences, activity levels and your work / life schedule. We can advise you regarding the prescription of evidence based supplements if relevant and of benefit to your situation. There is so much misinformation surrounding fertility and nutrition it can become quite confusing to decipher what is correct for you. Whether you are just starting out on trying to conceive or have been on this road for many years, we can help you to move forward in the right direction.