Vitamin D helps fertility

Vitamin D

If you are thinking of having a baby, it is important that you start taking the right vitamins that help improve your fertility, such as vitamin D, when it is lacking this can cause complications in pregnancy.

What causes vitamin D deficiency?

  • You have high blood pressure that can endanger your life and that of your baby.
  • Gestational diabetes. It appears in the middle of pregnancy and can cause the baby to grow too much and have a C-section.
  • Abortions. The chances of abortion increase during the first weeks of pregnancy.
  • Risks in the baby. The development of the musculoskeletal system of the baby can be affected and present diseases that develop in the infant stage of the child.

Vitamin D benefits

Vitamin D will help you in your well-being and that of your baby. During pregnancy you may feel less fatigued and irritated, avoid certain viral diseases such as the flu or cold and minimize the risk of premature birth. In general, this vitamin allows:

  • Balance calcium and phosphorus for normal bone formation.
  • Strengthen bones and the immune system.
  • Reduce the risk of heart disease and high blood pressure.

How to get vitamin D?

The main source for having this vitamin is the sun, which is why it is also known as the sunlight vitamin. When exposed to the sun’s rays, the body produces vitamin D, but factors such as age, skin color, amount of exposed skin and time of sun exposure should be taken. In addition, protective measures should be taken to take care of the skin.

Another way to get this vitamin is through food, such as milk, egg, tuna and salmon. Try to eat a balanced diet and include these foods before you get pregnant, during pregnancy and lactation. Vitamin D supplements can also be taken, but these should be indicated with caution by a doctor.

Men also need vitamin D to improve semen quality, but they should only consume the necessary and avoid excesses.

We invite you to visit our clinic to better plan your pregnancy. Contact us so that our specialists can give you more information.

We are located in the city of Cancun, Mexico

Advanced Fertility Center Cancun, reproduction and assisted fertility clinic

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