Infertility Clinics Aston PA

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.

Reproductive Science Inst - Suburban Philadelphia
(610) 981-6000
945 Chesterbrook Blvd.
Chesterbrook, PA
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In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
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Cooper Center for IVF
(215) 635-4400
7447 Old York Road
Melrose Park, PA
Services and Treatments Available
In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
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William F Ware, MD
400 Cherry Tree Rd
Aston, PA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1967

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Paul Stanley Zamostien, MD
(610) 497-7407
1 Medical Center Blvd
Brookhaven, PA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1973

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Richard Charles Meltz, DO
(610) 521-3454
1 Medical Center Blvd
Brookhaven, PA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Philadelphia Coll Of Osteo Med, Philadelphia Pa 19131
Graduation Year: 1970

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Main Line Fertility and Reproductive Medicine
(610) 527-0800
130 S. Bryn Mawr Ave, Suite 1000
Bryn Mawr, PA
Services and Treatments Available
In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
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Lawrence S Borow MD
(610) 668-1170
146 Montgomery Ave
Bala Cynwyd, PA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Timothy Fred Shawl, MD
(215) 467-2205
2314 3rd Ave
Marcus Hook, PA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19102
Graduation Year: 1985

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Mark Kennedy Curtis, MD
(801) 314-4440
1020 Locust Street 5th Floor
Chester Heights, PA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Az Coll Of Med, Tucson Az 85724
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: Cottonwood Hosp Med Ctr, Murray, Ut
Group Practice: Western Gynecological Clinic

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Albert El Roeiy, MD
(610) 447-2000
1 Medical Center Blvd
Brookhaven, PA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: The Hebrew Univ, Hadassah Med Sch, Jerusalem, Israel
Graduation Year: 1982

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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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