See the Light: Special Glasses for Fertility
Melatonin, a hormone necessary for reproduction, is only produced during darkness. Find out how to trick your body into getting a couple extra hours of "darkness" every night! If you're trying to conceive, also try our Fertility Calculator to find the best times for sex.
Get ready to see the light: research shows that the body’s pineal gland produces melatonin, a hormone necessary for reproduction, only during darkness.
But thanks to our own wacky late-night schedules and electric lights, we interfere with our body’s ability to produce this baby-boosting hormone. If you can’t tuck in at sunset each night, however, there is a solution. You can wear special blue-blocking glasses for a few hours before bedtime each night to trick your body into thinking it’s getting a few extra hours of darkness.