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Now that the relationship is serious, have you started thinking a little bit more about what your life might be like together in the future? Maybe you are at the point where you are leaving a toothbrush at the other's place, or maybe it's a little more serious - like talking about moving in together. No matter how serious "serious" is for you, we've got a suggestion for making that step of the relationship a little healthier.

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We have one tip below and the full article in the link in bio⠀ ☑️Go Organic- We know pesticides are bad in general, but they can be especially harmful to sperm. Remember our phrase Leafy, Berry, Greens the next time you hit up the produce aisle 🍒! Those are the best produce items to prioritize when buying organic. ⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ ⠀ ⠀
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Even if having kids seems like a lifetime away 🍼, reproductive health is super important. Check out the link in bio for ways to reduce your exposure. Men should also check our our article too- it takes two to tango🕺⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ ⠀ ⠀
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Environmental Factors May Have a Bigger Impact on Fertility than You Think

Breaking Down the Science and Ways to Limit Harmful Exposures

Trying to get pregnant should be an exciting time of planning for the next stage of your life, not one full of doctors visits, constant testing, and worrying about body temperatures. But, if you and your partner are struggling with infertility, you are not alone. According to the CDC about 12% of women have impaired fecundity, which is another way of saying that they are having difficulty getting or staying pregnant (1) [there are no statistics on infertility in men, but there is science showing that overall sperm count is decreasing(14)]. And, the science is clear, environmental factors definitely impact reproductive health - for both men and women. Some of the biggest impacts come from air pollution, pesticides, and endocrine disrupting chemicals (2), which are in all sorts of products and affect the way hormones interact with your body.

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