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.

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)
Membership Organizations
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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)
Membership Organizations
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Laurie Colleen Stanczak, MD
(586) 421-3160
30795 23 Mile Rd
Chesterfield, MI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 1996

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David Moses, MD
(313) 593-5862
18101 Oakwood Blvd
Dearborn, MI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Maternal & Fetal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Ross Univ, Sch Of Med & Vet Med, Roseau, Dominica
Graduation Year: 1983

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Marija Jamie Grahovac, MD
Dearborn, MI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 2003

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Reproductive Medicine Associates of Michigan
(248) 619-3100
130 Town Center Drive, Suite 106
Troy, MI
Services and Treatments Available
In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Membership Organizations
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Valerie Payne-Jackson
(248) 656-9100
1812 S Rochester Rd
Rochester Hills, MI
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Elizabeth Ann Beal
(517) 364-2577
1215 E Michigan Ave
Lansing, MI
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Natasha Elizabeth Laird, MD
Dearborn, MI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Howard Univ Coll Of Med, Washington Dc 20059
Graduation Year: 2001

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Robert J Austin
(616) 391-3681
100 Michigan St Ne
Grand Rapids, 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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