A 30p multi-vitamin pill could more than double a woman’s chance of having a baby, according to a study.
found that 60 per cent of those taking the supplements while undergoing
IVF became pregnant compared to just a quarter who did not take them. Researchers
say the pills contain nutrients that may boost fertility such as
vitamins A, C and E, zinc and selenium, that are often absent from our
carried out at University College London involved 56 women aged 18 to
40, who had all tried unsuccessfully to fall pregnant using IVF for at
least a year. Half were given a multi-nutrient pill to take every day and the other half given folic acid pills to take daily.
The micronutrient pill also contained folic acid which prevents birth defects and has also been shown to help boost fertility.
Source - Daily Mail