Foods That Increase Ovulation And Help You In Getting Pregnant

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In women, there is ovulation that starts every month mostly 14 days after their periods. However, it may vary from a woman to woman. As women progress in age, that is after the age of 30, the ovulation process in women decreases and the quality of egg also decreases.

Once you ovulate, the egg combines with the sperm and thus you conceive. If you are not ovulating at all, there will be no egg available, and thus no conception.

Also, the quality of your eggs should be good, else it will end up in a miscarriage. It is very important for women to correct their hormones and have foods that will increase the ovulation and the quality of eggs. These foods will also prevent a miscarriage after you conceive.

In this article, we have mentioned some of the best foods that increase ovulation, quality of eggs and thus help you get pregnant faster in your mid 30's.

Have a look at some of the best foods, which will boost your fertility after 30's and also will help to get you a healthy pregnancy.



A study has shown that women who take proteins from plant sources have higher fertility rates than the women who consume proteins from animal sources. Beans and lentils are the best sources of plant proteins that boost your fertility level.



It is rich in phytosterols, which corrects the hormonal imbalance in women, and thus increases the ovulation process. Women who want to conceive must include broccoli in their diet. It also reduces the oestrogen level in the body that may hinder the conception process in women after the age of 30.


Sunflower Seeds

These small seeds are rich in zinc, which is one of the best minerals to increase female fertility and male fertility as well. They are also loaded with proteins that is a must if you want to get pregnant faster.


Salmon And Cod Fish

All fatty fishes are rich in omega-3 fatty acids and increase the ovulation process in women who have less ovulation. This fish also lowers the risk of a miscarriage once you get pregnant. Hence, eat oily fish 3 times in a week to increase your fertility.


Brown Rice

You must eat brown rice 4 times in a week to increase ovulation and thus your fertility. It maintains the hormonal levels in your body, including insulin that regulates the blood sugar level.


Red Meat And Spinach

If you are a non-vegetarian then red meat will serve as a best source of iron for you, as low levels of iron also hinder the process of ovulation and prevent you from getting pregnant faster. You can have spinach instead of red meat, if you are a vegetarian.



It is rich in vitamin B6 that helps in conception by regulating the hormones involved in the ovulation process and thus increases ovulation. If there is a deficiency of vitamin B6, it leads to poor egg and sperm quality and a decreased ovulation rate in women.

Read more about: pregnancy, prenatal
Story first published: Thursday, January 14, 2016, 11:07 [IST]
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