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.

Reproductive Medicine Associates of Michigan
(248) 619-3100
130 Town Center Drive, Suite 106
Troy, MI
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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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Stephanie Marie Hail
(231) 672-6451
1700 Oak Ave
Muskegon, MI
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Shyla R Vengalil
(313) 343-3494
22151 Moross Rd
Detroit, MI
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Lori Ann Finn
(248) 477-5608
23800 Orchard Lake Rd,
Farmington Hills, MI
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Pediatric Internist

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Center for Reproductive Medicine and Surgery
(248) 593-6990
300 Park Street, Suite 460
Birmingham, MI
Services and Treatments Available
In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
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Mel Leonard Barclay, MD
2861 Briarcliff St
Ann Arbor, MI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 1967

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Beata Kostrzewa Weiermiller
(248) 816-9200
3290 W Big Beaver Rd
Troy, MI
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Julia Walter
(989) 753-8453
926 North Michigan Avenue
Saginaw, MI
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Southwestern Med Ctr At Dallas, Med Sch
Year of Graduation: 1995
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Covenant
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.8, out of 5 based on 6, reviews.

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Steven E Domino
(734) 763-4323
475 Market Place Bldg One
Ann Arbor, MI
Specialty
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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