Water-soluble vitamin that protects cells from oxidative stress, contributes to collagen synthesis, protein metabolism and the proper functioning of the immune system. It participates in the formation of red blood cells, increases the absorption of iron in vegetables and is found in large quantities in the ovarian follicles.
- Prevents the deterioration of ovarian function that occurs with age.
- Studies relate it to less time to get pregnant.
- Powerful antioxidant that protects against oxidative stress.
Benefits for pregnancy
- Powerful antioxidant that protects against oxidative stress (associated with preeclampsia).
- Reduces the risk of preterm birth.
- Reduces the risk of recurrent miscarriage.
- Vitamin C Fact Sheet for Health Professionals
- Vitamin C Status Correlates with Markers of Metabolic and Cognitive Health in 50-Year-Olds: Findings of the CHALICE Cohort Study
- Vitamin C and vitamin E supplementation reduces oxidative stress–induced embryo toxicity and improves the blastocyst development rate
- Vitamin C, Vitamin E and oxidative stress: effect on endometrial cell gene expression and proliferation in vitro
- Multivitamin and mineral supplementation modulates oxidative stress and antioxidant vitamin levels in serum and follicular fluid of women undergoing in vitro fertilization
- Impact of oxidative stress on female fertility
- Female dietary antioxidant intake and time to pregnancy among couples treated for unexplained infertility