As a fertility specialist, one of the most common questions I get is about diet, what can changes can I make in my diet to help me get pregnant?
For some patients, particularly those with PCOS that answer is relatively simple. It well know that a diet high in protein and low in carbohydrates helps women with polycystic ovaries to conceive.
For other women with infertility, the answer is less clear.
A recent study from Greece, looked at women who self-reported at following a "mediterranean diet." Women on a Mediterranean diet had a higher pregnancy rate that those who did not.
Does this prove that a diet in low in animal fats and high in vegetables and fruit can help you get pregnant? No, but it does suggest a health diet low in carbs and red meats may help your chances of having a baby.