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Geritol is a dietary supplement which contains every vitamin and mineral essential for good nutrition. It will not harm the baby or affect your fertility levels. If there are hormonal derangements or ovulatory functions affected due to lack of vitamin and essential minerals, it can help to restore the functions and help you with pregnancy.
If you have been trying for pregnancy (for more than a year) and have not been successful, you should consider getting a complete infertility work-up done for you and your partner to see if there are any underlying causes for the infertility/inability to conceive. Hormonal issues, problems involving ovaries and ovulation, uterine problems, tubal blocks, cervical or vaginal infections should be ruled out for you. For your partner, semen analysis should be done to rule out infections and to look at the quality and quantity of sperms produced. Treatment as appropriate (based on examination and investigations results) would be started to help you get pregnant. Consider visiting your gynecologist/obstetrician for further evaluation and assistance and be in regular follow-up and monitoring.
Have diet with foods rich in zinc content to ensure better maturation of egg and sperms. Monitor the cervical mucus changes and the BBT (basal body temperature) charting to predict your ovulation and time your intercourse for having fruitful results. Keep lying still for sometime after intercourse (do not change positions after ejaculation has occurred). Put pillows under buttocks to minimize semen spill. Have intercourse in positions that allow for deeper penetration for high deposit of semen.
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