Women can boost their chances of conceiving by making small changes to their lifestyle, it has been suggested.
This could include getting a better work-life balance, exercising more, and assessing weight and stress levels.
The recommendations come from Zita West, a fertility expert and founder of the Zita West Clinic, who also advised prospective mums to make sure their diet is full of folic acid and antioxidants.
Indeed, she explained that once pregnant, women rely on stored vitamins, so it is important to eat healthy foods prior to conceiving.
"Omega 3 is very important, many women are deficient in Omega 3, and it is vital for brain development and development of the spinal cord of the baby," she added.
While getting a good work-life balance could be attainable for expatriate health insurance customers who have made their move abroad, Ms West also stressed the importance of reducing caffeine and alcohol intake ahead of conceiving.
Her advice comes after researchers at the University of Nevada found that caffeine could reduce fertility in women as it affects muscle activity in the Fallopian tubes.
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