A nice bath can soothe both body and mind. However, it can do much more. Baths can help to boost your fertility when you’re trying to conceive.
Sometimes, you may need a little help when you are trying to get pregnant. Many couples have difficulty conceiving naturally or maintaining a pregnancy. A number of factors can contribute to infertility issues, such as obesity, poor nutrition, a genetic condition and even your environment. A bath is one of the best ways to boost your chances of conceiving naturally and maintaining the pregnancy. Of course, it is also excellent at healing you in many other ways, including emotionally, mentally, and psychologically.
Baths and Your Fertility
In general, the ingredients you incorporate into your bath can have an effect on whether you can conceive. It’s important to know that women who suffer from chronic stress may have more difficulty getting pregnant, which makes a soothing bath so essential. It helps to relieve stress and relaxes the body and mind alike, which improves her ability to conceive.
Baths for Your Entire Menstrual Cycle
During the menstrual phase of your cycle, you should take a magnesium bath. It can help you to rest better and relax your muscles. The warm or hot water can also soothe menstrual cramps.
- Add 10 to 15 drops of lavender and clary sage essential oils, a cup of magnesium flakes and half a cup of sea salt.
During the follicular phase, a rose and eucalyptus sea salt bath can help to promote healthy cervical mucus, which is essential when you are trying to conceive. You need plenty of egg white cervical mucus to nourish sperm, which promotes conception.
- Add 5-7 drops of a rose otto and eucalyptus essential oil blend (2-3 drops being rose) and one cup of sea salt to your bath during this phase.
Overall, taking a warm bath before trying to conceive during the ovulation phase is a good idea as the water can alleviate not only stress but also muscle tension. Hot baths should be avoided while you are in the ovulation phase of your menstrual cycle, and you should instead aim for warm water.
- Use 10 drops of frankincense, five drops of ylang ylang, a cup of sea salt or Epsom salt and organic rose petals in your bath.
Once you reach the luteal phase, which is the time immediately after ovulation, you should aim for a ginger bath to help increase your circulation if you are not trying to get pregnant.
- However, if you are trying for a baby, you can use other ingredients, such as vitex berry essential oil, which may help ease perimenopause, boost fertility, clear hormonal acne, and alleviate PMS; geranium, which may help balance hormone levels; and clary sage, which also helps balance hormones by reducing cortisol levels, and helping the body de-stress and relax.
Ingredients That are Overall Therapeutic for Conceiving
If you are trying to increase your chances of getting pregnant, the main ingredient you should add into your baths should be Epsom salt. It has a combination of benefits that includes easing stress, boosting your nerves and muscles, helping your body to use oxygen and preventing hardening of the arteries. They have even shown positive results in the area of relieving migraines. Adding essential oils into your baths, along with Epsom salt, can greatly benefit your overall health, in general, and help you when it comes to conceiving a baby.
These are quick and easy methods for creating a wonderful, relaxing bath. They have definite benefits and can help to boost your fertility, giving you that chance to have the family you have always wanted.