Whether you’re actively trying to get pregnant or are just looking ahead to the future, you may want to start thinking about the quality of what you’re putting into your body. In this case, we’re not talking about eating organic foods or switching to clean beauty products — we’re talking about some good old-fashioned sperm. If your plans to eventually get pregnant involve having one (or more) of your eggs fertilized by a male partner (possibly the least-sexy way to talk about sex ever), you may be wondering if there’s anything you can do to improve your chances of getting knocked up.
“Our findings could impact clinical practice,” said Florence E. Turrentine, PhD, RN, lead study author and associate professor in the department of surgery at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville. “It