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Fertility Diet

Fertility Diet

Did you know that fertility issues affect up to 15% of couples? So if you are one of those couples that is trying to create a family and are experience some setbacks, don’t worry. First, listen to your heart and believe that all that is right for you will eventually come your way. Your stork is on the way, one way or another.

Luckily, there are a few natural ways to help the stork and increase your fertility and become pregnant faster.
You would be surprised to hear that there is something you can do about it today! Diet and lifestyle changes can help boost fertility by up to 69%! Do you hear the storks feathers swirling in the mids of the wind already?

Let’s check some of the basic principles:

 

1. Eat Foods That Are Rich in Antioxidants

Antioxidants like folate and zinc may improve fertility for both men and women.
Antioxidants deactivate the free radicals in your body, which can damage both sperm and egg cells.

One study of young, adult men found that eating 75 grams of antioxidant-rich walnuts per day improved sperm quality. Another study that followed 60 couples undergoing in-vitro fertilization found that taking an antioxidant supplement resulted in a 23% greater chance of conception.

 

Foods such as fruits, vegetables, nuts and grains are packed full of beneficial antioxidants like vitamins C and E, folate, beta-carotene and lutein.

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2. Eat a Bigger Breakfast

Eating a substantial breakfast may help women with fertility problems. One study found that eating a larger breakfast may improve the hormonal effects of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), a major cause of infertility.

For average weight women with PCOS, eating most of their calories at breakfast reduced insulin levels by 8% and testosterone levels by 50%. High levels of either can contribute to infertility.

In addition, these women ovulated 30% more than women who ate a smaller breakfast and larger dinner, suggesting improved fertility.

However, it's important to note that increasing the size of your breakfast without reducing the size of your evening meal is likely to lead to weight gain.

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3. Avoid Trans Fats

Eating healthy fat every day is important for boosting fertility. Trans fats are commonly found in hydrogenated vegetable oils and are usually present in some margarine, fried foods, processed products and baked goods. A large observational study found that a diet higher in trans fats and lower in unsaturated fats was linked to infertility.


Choosing trans fats instead of monounsaturated fats may increase the risk of ovulatory infertility by 31%. Eating trans fats instead of carbs may increase this risk by 73%.

 

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Too tehnical? Let’s try it this way ..
Since we know how overwhelming can it get sometimes, we created a simple pamflet which you can find below and simply take a screenshot of it and whenever you are in a store, just make sure you load your cart with the ingredients listed below and try to stay away from the list on the bottom.

If you want to take it up a notch, please contact us at contact@blusbabyboutique.com and we will be happy to share a full size document with you that you can print out and have on a fridge for constant reminder your baby is one meal away. And happy storking!

 

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Product Guides

TOG rating guide

Romper size guide

Shoe size guide

Washing tips

 

TOG rating guide 

 TOG rating products type ambient/room temp.

≤ 1.0 TOG

classic, organic

or silky soft

75°-81°F

24°-27°C

≤ 1.7 TOG

multi-layers soft and comfy

69°-74°F

21°-24°C

≤ 2.5 TOG

snug sleeping

quality

61°-68°F

16°-20°C

≤ 3.5 TOG

cozy snug

for outdoors

54°-59°F

12°-15°C


*please allow 1-2 cm difference due to manual manufacturing. 

 

Romper size guide

 size fit age fit length bust

3M

0-3 months

-49 cm

50 cm

6M

4-6 months

50-53 cm

52 cm

9M

7-9 months

54-57 cm

55 cm

12M

10-12 months

58-61 cm

58 cm

18M

13-18 months

62-68 cm 61 cm
24M

19-24 months

69-78 cm 70 cm
 

*please allow 1-2 cm difference due to manual manufacturing. 


Shoe size guide

 US

EU

UK / AU

Heel to Toe (cm / inch)

5.5

21.5

4.5

13,5 cm / 5"

6

22

5

14 cm / 5 1/8"

7

23

6

14,5 cm / 5 1/2"

8

24

7

15 cm / 5 3/4"

9

25

8

15,5 cm / 6 1/8"

 

*please allow 1-2 cm difference due to manual manufacturing.  

 

Washing tips

How to care for your child's clothes

Cotton rompers are soft, made with breathable fabric that's ideal for your baby's delicate skin. It’s also incredibly easy to care for and stays soft wash after wash—two qualities every parent loves in a fabric.

Here are a few tips to keep your Grabsi items looking fresh and new:

1. Wash before first use

 

 Set machine to a normal cycle. Select cold for colors and warm/hot for whites. Before placing items of like colors in the machine, zip all zippers and snap all snaps to prevent the fastenings from snagging. Also, for the same reason, avoid washing your items with anything that has Velcro on it. Once the cycle is finished, remove items promptly from the washing machine. Tumble dry on low.

2. Do not iron or dry clean


3. Enjoy the time with your child

 

How to get rid of the stains

It has happened before that a baby has left a stain of his or her new clothes. That’s just what they do. We love them, but they are clumsy indeed. So, here are some tips on how to get rid of those nasty stains on your items:

Pre-treating stubborn stains

To spot clean a stain, mix chlorine-free bleach with water to create a pasty substance and gently rub into the stain with a toothbrush or stain brush. To soak a stain, fill a sink or basin with hot water and chlorine-free bleach. Soak items for at least one hour. Rinse dirty water and repeat if necessary.

Hand-washing

Fill a basin with warm water and add .5 fl. oz. of your laundry detergent. Mix the water and detergent, using your hands to gently agitate your item. Soak for one hour. Do not worry if color appears in your water, this is normal. Run cool water through item until rinse water is no longer soapy. Squeeze or push out the water. Hang to dry, lay flat, or tumble dry on low. Do not dry any items that still have stains.