6 Ways to boost fertility during summer travel - Fakih Fertility Center
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  • 6 Ways to boost fertility during summer travel

    Wednesday, August 2, 2023

    Summer is a time for adventure, exploration, and making memories. However, if you’re trying to conceive, planning summer travel can be a challenge. The hot temperatures, changes in diet and daily routines, and stresses of travel can all impact your fertility. But fear not; you can take certain steps to increase the chances of pregnancy while traveling on vacation.

    Traveling can impact fertility in a number of ways. A women’s menstrual cycle and ovulation can be affected, especially in frequent flyers.

    Here are some ways to boost fertility during summer travel that you should consider.

    1- Be Prepared for Travel

    Long-haul travel can be physically and mentally exhausting, which can also take a toll on your fertility. Be sure to pack snacks, keep a water bottle handy, wear comfortable clothes, and be mindful of sleep schedules to help reduce travel-related stress. Frequent flyers may want to consult with a doctor before travel if they’re trying to conceive to ensure they do not affect fertility levels.

    2- Get Enough Sleep

    Closely tied to the aspect of circadian rhythm are sleep patterns. When traveling, it’s often difficult to get a good night.

    Getting enough sleep while you’re traveling is therefore critical to enhance fertility. Do your best to sleep on a plane if you’re flying at night. It’s tempting to stay up later while on vacation, but try to go to bed early and go outside in the morning to reset your circadian rhythms. If your place of lodging has lots of light pouring into it from outside or from various electronic gadgets in the room, wear a night mask to naturally boost your melatonin production.

    3- Drink more water

    Taking care of your hydration can be crucial during the summer to regulate your body temperature. Keep a water bottle with you at all times. Look for fruit-infused water recipes that contain nutrients that help with fertility.

    It is very important to stay hydrated and fertility is best when you do. Paying attention to fluid intake will also help prevent vaginal dryness and ensure your cervical mucus is intact.

    4- Pay Attention to Your Diet

    Your diet has a significant impact on your fertility. Focus on eating foods rich in nutrients like vitamins C and E, folate, and zinc. Leafy greens, fruits, and whole grain foods are some examples of nutrient-dense foods to include in your diet. You should also consider supplements like folic acid or prenatal vitamins. Stay away from processed foods, sugar, and junk food. Making these changes to your diet will help increase your chances of conception.

    Listen to what your body needs and enjoy fruit and vegetables that are in season.

    5- Get exercise

    Exercise is a key factor in increasing fertility. Try incorporating outdoor activities such as hiking, swimming, or yoga classes. 

    Make sure you stay hydrated while exercising outside, especially during hot summer days.

    6- Practice stress-reducing activities

    Travel can be stressful. Stress has the capability of interfering with ovulation and menstrual cycles, which can make it harder to conceive. Relaxation techniques help to lower stress levels. Practice techniques like yoga, mindful meditation, and deep breathing to pull your mind away from your worries and gain the relaxation and focus you need.

    By following these tips during summer travel, you’ll be able to boost your fertility.