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Breaking bad habits while trying to conceive is important. Quit smoking, drinking alcohol, and limit your intake of caffine. These things can greatly harm a developing fetus.
While drinking too much alcohol can be a health risk, studies show that drinking wine daily can actually help you get pregnant!
A recent study of 40,000 women found that overweight women who were non-drinkers had the toughest time getting pregnant. If the women were of a healthy weight and moderate drinkers, they had a much easier time.
Some researchers theorize that, besides its antioxidant and other health benefits, the wine helps to relax the women. Stress has been shown to be a key factor in a woman's ability to conceive. Nature wants an infant to be raised in a time of peace and plenty - and the presence of stress makes the body feel like this is not a good time to begin a new life.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|