Infertility Clinics Cheboygan MI

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.

Center for Reproductive Medicine and Surgery
(248) 593-6990
300 Park Street, Suite 460
Birmingham, MI
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Reproductive Medicine Associates of Michigan
(248) 619-3100
130 Town Center Drive, Suite 106
Troy, MI
Services and Treatments Available
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Brian Charles Krauss, MD
(269) 969-6210
3238 Capital Ave SW
Battle Creek, MI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 1990

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Lenny J Hutton
(248) 855-6663
6900 Orchard Lake Rd
West Bloomfield, MI
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Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Vance Powell
(248) 476-8220
28100 Grand River Ave
Farmington Hills, MI
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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The Fertility Center - Michigan
(616) 988-2229
3230 Eagle Park Drive NE - Suite 100
Grand Rapids, MI
Services and Treatments Available
In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
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Ralph Edward Mathis, MD
(616) 451-2993
21 Michigan Street North East South
Grand Rapids, MI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1964

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M Hassan Neal
(734) 422-9300
10533 Farmington Rd
Livonia, MI
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Lisa A Andersson Zetye, MD
(616) 774-7800
1900 Wealthy Street South East South
Grand Rapids, MI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1986

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Jacquelyn Austin Robinson
(989) 583-6828
1000 Houghton Ave
Saginaw, MI
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Obstetrics & Gynecology

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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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