Prevention from female infertility
Most types of male infertility aren't preventable. However,
avoid drug and tobacco use and excessive alcohol
consumption, which may contribute to male infertility. Also,
high temperatures can affect sperm production and motility.
Although this effect is usually temporary, avoid hot tubs
and steam baths.
If you're a man who's uncertain about whether you would
eventually like to become a father, don't undergo permanent
sterilization, such as a vasectomy. Although surgery to
reverse this condition is possible, risks are involved that
could affect fertility in other ways.
A woman can increase her chances of becoming pregnant in a
number of ways:
Regular exercise is important, but if you're exercising so
intensely that your periods are infrequent or absent, your
fertility may be impaired.
Avoid weight extremes
Being overweight or underweight can affect your hormone
production and cause infertility.
Avoid alcohol, tobacco and street drugs
These substances may impair your ability to conceive and
have a healthy pregnancy. Don't drink alcohol or smoke
tobacco. Avoid illegal drugs such as marijuana and cocaine
Women trying to get pregnant may want to limit caffeine
intake to no more than 250 milligrams of caffeine a day (one
or two cups of coffee).
The use of both prescription and nonprescription drugs can
decrease your chance of getting pregnant or keeping a
pregnancy. Talk with your doctor about any medications you