Yes you read it properly. Our favourite little sleep supplement is also a key hormone in fertility, specifically egg quality.
Melatonin is a hormone we make naturally from an amino acid called tryptophan and it is secreted by the pineal gland (middle of the brain). It is secreted at night and is regulated by circadian rhythms and promotes sleep.
The health of our children depends largely on a healthy pregnancy, but also what happens a few months before conception while planning to get pregnant.
These days many young women are having difficulties getting pregnant, so the focus for a healthy pregnancy should be on getting as many nutrients into your body as possible.