Infertility Clinics Albuquerque NM

Is there any diet that will help you get pregnant? Diet definitely plays a role in fertility. One of the most important things you can do to increase your chances of conceiving is to up your intake of omega-3 essential fatty acids.

William Lowell Rayburn, MD
(979) 691-3300
2211 Lomas Boulevard North East,
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tx A & M Univ Coll Of Med, College Station Tx 77843
Graduation Year: 1983

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Eve Espey
(505) 272-2319
4th Ambulatory Care Ctr
Albuquerque, NM
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Lori Dee Lucero, MD
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med, Albuquerque Nm 87131
Graduation Year: 2001

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Naomi Fishlow Lauriello
(505) 563-6392
1100 Central Ave Se
Albuquerque, NM
Specialty
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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C Javier Hernandez
(505) 842-5902
1010 Lead Ave Se Ste 4
Albuquerque, NM
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Rebecca Chan Okun, MD
(505) 843-6168
8100 Constitution Pl NE
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1983

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Gary Andrew Aisenbrey, MD
(505) 764-9535
201 Cedar St SE Ste 405
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Maternal & Fetal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1982

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Dr.Bruno Caridi
(505) 563-6000
201 Cedar Street Southeast #4600
Albuquerque, NM
Gender
M
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Valeria Contreras
(505) 842-5902
1010 Lead Ave Se
Albuquerque, NM
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Charles Caperton
(505) 224-7474
201 Cedar St SE # S-120
Albuquerque, NM
Gender
M
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 8, reviews.

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Questions about Infertility

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By Miki Shima, o.m.d.

Q: Are there any changes I can make to my diet, or any herbs I can take, that will help me get pregnant?

A: Diet definitely plays a role in fertility. One of the most important things you can do to increase your chances of conceiving is to up your intake of omega-3 essential fatty acids.

Although fish is often touted as a good source of essential fatty acids, I advise women who are pregnant or trying to get pregnant to stay away from those that contain high levels of mercury, such as swordfish and tuna. I would even avoid some species that are generally considered a low mercury risk, such as halibut and salmon, since they are relatively long-lived and have plenty of time to accumulate mercury. In the same vein, make sure that any fish oil supplements you take are molecularly distilled or steam-stripped, which means they have had the mercury and arsenic removed.

Flaxseed is also an excellent way to get omega-3s. Buy ground flaxseed and sprinkle a couple of tablespoons on your breakfast cereal every day.

As for herbs, an herbalist or acupuncturist can customize them to your individual constitution and to the phases of your menstrual cycle. If you prescribe them for yourself, you could wind up with some unwanted effects, such as extra estrogen production at times in your cycle when it should be decreasing.

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