Infertility Clinics Chesterfield MO

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 Infertility Center of Saint Louis
(314) 576-1400
224 S. Woods Mill Road, Suite 730
St. Louis, MO
Services and Treatments Available
In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Membership Organizations
Internet Health Resources

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Katherine A Maxson
(314) 469-0001
226 S Woods Mill Rd
Chesterfield, MO
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Hubert August Ritter, MD FACS
207 Grand Banks Ct
Chesterfield, MO
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St Louis
Graduation Year: 1948

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Jerry Norton Middleton, MD
(314) 576-9797
224 S Woods Mill Rd
Chesterfield, MO
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1963
Hospital
Hospital: Barnes Jewish Hosp, Saint Louis, Mo; Missouri Baptist Med Ctr, Saint Louis, Mo; St Lukes Hospital, Chesterfield, Mo
Group Practice: Obstetrical Associates Inc

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Dr.Beth Gearhart
(314) 909-0719
222 S Woods Mill Rd, Suite 360 North
Chesterfield, MO
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1993
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.9, out of 5 based on 7, reviews.

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Stacey L Clancy, MD
(314) 965-6033
10345 Watson Rd
Saint Louis, MO
Business
Probst & Behm Ob/Gyn Services
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.J Lamping
(314) 251-7477
226 S Woods Mill Rd # 60W
Chesterfield, MO
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1975
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: St. JohnS Mercy
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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2.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Frederick Berthold Durer, MD
(314) 576-0930
226 S Woods Mill Rd
Chesterfield, MO
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Southern Il Univ Sch Of Med, Springfield Il 62794
Graduation Year: 1993

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Joe Edward Belew
(314) 576-9797
224 S Woods Mill Rd
Chesterfield, MO
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Keith Nunnelee
(314) 878-5557
222 South Woods Mill Road
Chesterfield, MO
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1974
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.0, out of 5 based on 2, 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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