Infertility Clinics Concord NH

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.

Fred Richardson
(603) 228-0547
105 Prescott Park
Concord, NH
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Mary A Danca
(603) 228-7200
250 Pleasant St
Concord, NH
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Maureen E Mc Canty, MD
(603) 228-9088
189 N Main St
Concord, NH
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Syracuse, Coll Of Med, Syracuse Ny 13210
Graduation Year: 1978

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Oglesby H Young
(603) 228-1111
189 N Main St
Concord, NH
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Richard D Rubin
(603) 226-6117
253 Pleasant St
Concord, NH
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Hannah Sidney Mitchell
(603) 228-8383
248 Pleasant St
Concord, NH
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Julie Christine Sandruck, MD
(508) 362-2724
34 Angela Way
Concord, NH
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry, Rochester Ny 14642
Graduation Year: 2000

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John Lauchlin Currie, MD
(410) 578-9030
253 Pleasant St
Concord, NH
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch Of Med, Chapel Hill Nc 27599
Graduation Year: 1967

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David Alban Stevenson
(603) 228-9088
189 N Main St
Concord, NH
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Katharine M Thayer, MD
(603) 226-6117
253 Pleasant St
Concord, NH
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ma Med Sch, Worcester Ma 01655
Graduation Year: 1997
Hospital
Hospital: Concord Hosp, Concord, Nh
Group Practice: Dartmouth Hitchcock-Concord

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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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