Giving up alcohol can help boost a couple's chances of conceiving, according to natural fertility experts.
Homeopaths Nicola Berman and Cassie Everett believe that avoiding drinking for three months can help improve the likelihood of pregnancy by creating the best possible conditions for healthy eggs and sperm.
"If you're trying to conceive, it's tempting to have a glass or two of your favourite tipple to relax and de-stress," they said.
"But research in the British Medical Journal shows that for women, alcohol can disrupt the hormonal balance during the menstrual cycle and reduce the chances of getting pregnant by half."
In addition, evidence suggests that alcohol consumption can also reduce a man's sperm count and mobility.
According to the Daily Express, TV and radio presenter Zoe Ball managed to conceive her second child after five years by giving up alcohol with her husband.
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