1️⃣ Maintain a healthy BMI as being overweight can affect sperm quality.

2️⃣ Don’t smoke or take recreational drugs, both can affect sperm health and can impair sex drive. Partners of male smokers also have an increased risk of miscarriage.

3️⃣ No more than eight standard alcoholic drinks per week.

4️⃣ Some prescription medications can affect sperm health, check with a GP.


5️⃣ Eat well. A healthy balanced diet will provide the body with all the essential vitamins and minerals it needs to encourage healthy sperm production.


6️⃣ Regular ejaculation helps increase the quality of sperm. Have sex two to three times a week.


7️⃣ Warm temperatures might affect the testis’ ability to make sperm. For safety, avoid spas, saunas, hot baths and putting a laptop on your lap.