Omega-3 essential fatty acids are a type of polyunsaturated fat that is essential for the development and functioning of the cardiovascular system, the nervous system, and the brain. Studies have shown that women taking Omega 3 supplements for three months are 1.83 times more likely to become pregnant.
- Studies show that it can play an important role in the maturation and correct development of the eggs.
- Reduces the risk of anovulation (absence of ovulation).
Benefits for pregnancy
- Contributes to improve the morphology of the embryos.
- Studies show that it helps reduce the rate of spontaneous preterm births.
- Crucial for the formation of the baby's brain and retina.
- Omega-3 fatty acid supplementation and fecundability
- Omega-3 Fatty Acid Intake of Pregnant Women and Women of Childbearing Age in the United States: Potential for Deficiency?
- Omega-3 fatty acid addition during pregnancy
- Docosahexaenoic acid supplementation (DHA) and the return on investment for pregnancy outcomes
- Increased preconception omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid intake improves embryo morphology
- Effect of n-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid supplementation of women with low-risk pregnancies on pregnancy outcomes and growth measures at birth: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
- Serum omega-3 fatty acids and treatment outcomes among women undergoing assisted reproduction