Optimum Weight Helps in Fertility
Are you planning a pregnancy? Are you wondering if your body is having the right BMI or weight? Do you know how important it is to have a correct or say optimum weight to help infertility? Well, in this article we provide you with the answers to the above questions and also share the importance of having the correct weight.
Experts say that having a healthy weight improves your chances of fertility or having a baby. If either of the men or women are overweight or even underweight, it can take them longer to conceive. As weight causes disturbance in hormone levels, it can also impact a woman’s menstrual cycle and the quality of the eggs. Similarly, being overweight can also reduce the quality of the man’s sperm and lead to erection problems, while also affecting both partner’s libido or say their sex drive.
It is also said that having a BMI (body mass index) of 30 and higher (Obesity case) can reduce the chances of having normal ovulation. Obesity may also impact the results of in vitro fertilization (IVF). Hence, as the BMI increases, the risk of unsuccessful IVF also goes up. In fact, if you are obese during pregnancy, you may undergo various risks related to pregnancy complications such as miscarriage, stillbirth or recurrent miscarriage, gestational diabetes, cardiac dysfunction, sleeping issues, complicated vaginal delivery, C-section complications like wound infections, and many more.
Hence it becomes extremely essential to maintain optimum body weight to help infertility. One should make sure to give at least 150 minutes a week of moderate aerobic activity or cardiac exercises, or even 75 minutes per week of vigorous aerobic activity, or a combination of moderate and vigorous activity could be essential to keep track of weight gain and keep one-self healthy. Here this routine does not only go for the women but men too. Additionally, one should also take healthy food and avoid junk as much as possible. Adding a balanced diet, introducing and consuming, roughage in form of vegetables, fruits followed by doing some regular exercise, one can work towards a healthier weight and thereby improve the chance of pregnancy and having a healthy baby.
If you or even your partner is slightly overweight or obese, it is extremely essential to keep a track of the weight and take the Gynaecologists inputs on how to lose even a few kilos, which can increase the chances of getting pregnant. Losing weight is a difficult task and involves lots of commitment and time. But the good thing is that it is possible. Having support from your partner, family, friend, and most importantly the doctor can help one establish healthy lifestyle habits for self and the baby.