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Cell phone in your pocket? Study says no for dad’s-to-be

Cell phone in your pocket? Study says no for Dad’s-to-be

When talking to couples about what they can do for optimal conception, I always discuss diet and lifestyle. An equally important factor especially for males is to keep their cell phones away from their reproductive organs.
This study highlights the reasons why not to keep your cell phone in your pocket if you want healthy sperm:

The influence of direct mobile phone radiation on sperm quality 2014

There are many supplements that can improve the quality and quantity of sperm, but if you are still carrying your phone in your front/back pockets, you’re just throwing your money out window.
My rule of thumb is, if your phone is on you, it’s on ‘airplane mode’
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Dr. Kirsten Almon ND in Mississauga

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Dr. Kirsten Almon¬†has a Naturopathic Family Practice in Mississauga at Erin Mills Optimum Health with special interest and training in fertility (helping couples conceive naturally as well as improving outcomes for couples using assisted reproductive technology), pregnancy, birth, postpartum and pediatric care. She loves seeing children for “naturopathic well child visits” and consults on common issues such as food introduction, how to avoid colds, flus and ear infections.¬† Dr. Almon is the co-author and instructor of a Doula course specifically designed for Naturopathic Doctors and teaches across Canada.