Infertility is a serious issue for couples. A survey from CDC shows that 1 in 8 couples have infertility problems.

Don’t be sad. Here are simple lifestyle steps that can boost your fertility rate.

exercise for fertilityGet the right weight

Underweight women take four times longer to get pregnant compared to women within the normal range of their body mass index. Meanwhile, overweight women have insulin resistance which disrupts menstruation. Fat cells produce estrogen which prevents the egg from being released. To jumpstart your ovulation, a gain of 5 pounds for underweight and 10% weight loss for overweight is needed.

Caffeine And Alcohol Not Good

Caffeine and alcohol don’t match. They also don’t match well with fertility. For caffeine, a limitation of 200 mg a day can be taken. This dosage does not affect your rate of pregnancy. Anything more than that is a big no. We all know how bad excessive alcohol which means it is not recommended for aspiring parents. Although an occasional glass of wine will really not affect your rate but to be safe experts recommend abstaining from it completely.

fertility smokingStop Smoking

Here are some reasons why you should smoking now. First, you will go through menopause earlier compared to non-smokers. Second, ectopic pregnancy is linked to smoking. Ectopic pregnancy is when a fetus develops outside of the uterus. The third reason to quit now, is you are conditioning your body to quit smoking early. Smoking during pregnancy means that you are damaging your unborn child.

Stress Is Powerful

The amount of stress can not only affect your relationship but your hormones as well. This produces strain to your reproductive system which causes them to malfunction. Yoga, meditation or a vacation can alleviate your stress. For your next travel, try going someplace quiet and relaxing.

If the above natural fertility tips doesn’t work for you, it could be that you need to just try and try. Some experts define infertility as the inability to conceive after ONE YEAR of unprotected intercourse. So if you have only been trying it for 3 months, there is still 9 months left. What are you waiting for? Stop reading and start doing!

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This is a question that most of the new homeowners face. Knowing the features of common flooring options can make a big difference in extending the life and beauty of your flooring all the while making sure it is durable and stylish. Since different room requires different flooring here is a basic list of what you need.

Bathroom and kitchen will require easy to clean and resilient vinyl. The moisture on these rooms is high compared to other rooms which make it logical to use easy to maintain tiles or vinyl. The most common are the ceramic tiles. The wide range of designs allows you to match it with the wall or other decorative pieces. You can also try granite flooring. Some of the designs can hide messes like hairs in your bathroom. The downside with these flooring is that they tend to get cold during winter.

The living room is the focal point of a house, therefore, requiring better design compared to the kitchen. To add a little sophistication you would want to use traditional hardwood. Almost anything can look good with hardwood flooring. Carpets can be a piece of decoration while helping you save on heating bills. Be sure to avoid stains as these can get stuck on your carpet for a long time.

Patio requires outdoor tiles that are weather resistant. You’d also want to avoid slippery tiles when it is wet. You can match your files with your patio furniture.

A bedroom is a place of relaxation, therefore, the room should have a warm feel into it. Colors should be not too strong. A good recommendation is natural stone tiles. The colors of these tiles are usually light and relaxing.

These are just recommendations. The decision is still yours. Try to mix and match. Be creative. You might get amazing designs by thinking out of the box.