let’s talk about the reproductive health benefits of pomegranate and pineapple.⁣

Just because it has worked for some women, does not mean it is beneficial for you. We are talking about consuming large amounts of pineapple core or drinking POM/Pomegranate juice at the time of your embryo transfer. There is no conclusive science to suggest that says it works however, there is data to suggest it can in some patients do more harm than good.⁣

The antioxidant properties of a pomegranate can improve sperm quality, according to a 2014 study of 70 men and it has also been suggested to stimulate the⁣

If you increase your pomegranate consumption, there may be cross-reactivity with certain medications, such as blood thinners (warfarin/heparin/lovenox)⁣
That said, it is always best to proceed on the side of caution and consult with your physician if you are on any of these medications before incorporating pomegranate in your diet.⁣

? Pineapple:⁣
It contains an ingredient called bromelain. Bromelain has been recommended as an adjuvant therapeutic approach in the treatment of chronic inflammatory, malignant, and autoimmune diseases. Bromelain influences blood coagulation by increasing the serum fibrinolytic ability and by inhibiting the synthesis of fibrin, a protein involved in blood clotting.⁣

Bromelain may not be safe among women already taking anti-coagulation medication. Pomegranate juice may interact with anticoagulant drugs taken to prevent blood clots, increasing their effects. Talk to your Fertility Doctor before using pomegranate juice if you’re taking blood thinners and don’t consume the juice at least two weeks before a scheduled surgery.⁣

Baby Dust to all!⁣