Trying to conceive? Diet dos and don’ts for baby-making

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Unsure of whether your diet is helping or hindering you when it comes to conception? Melbourne dietician Melanie McGrice says diet has “a significant impact on your fertility.”

Here’s a cheat’s guide to the snacks and foodie habits that can influence conception success. (And remember to chat to your favourite healthcare professional if you are struggling to have a baby.)

Do: Take a pre-pregnancy vitamin

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Start taking a pre-pregnancy multivitamin that contains iodine unless you have a thyroid issue, in which case speak to your healthcare professional. Iodine helps with your metabolism, and is especially important for your growing baby because it impacts on your thyroid function.


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