Infertility Clinics Kaukauna WI

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.

Cathy A Reeb-Alba, MD
(920) 730-4413
1531 S Madison St
Appleton, WI
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Affinity Medical Group OB/GYN
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Ernesto Acosta
(920) 749-4000
1818 North Meade Street
Appleton, WI
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Education
Medical School: Univ Of Santo Tomas, Fac Of Med And Surg, Manila
Year of Graduation: 1976
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Hospital: Appleton Medical Center
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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David Roland Le Cloux, MD
(920) 730-4412
1501 S Madison St
Appleton, WI
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Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wi Med Sch, Madison Wi 53706
Graduation Year: 1971

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Deeann D b Reece
(920) 730-4435
1501 S Madison St
Appleton, WI
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Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Raymon E Darling
(920) 730-4413
1531 S Madison St
Appleton, WI
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Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Christopher W Wagener, MD
(920) 730-4413
1531 S Madison St
Appleton, WI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1995
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Hospital: St Elizabeths Hospital, Appleton, Wi; Theda Clark Reg Med Ctr, Neenah, Wi
Group Practice: Affinity Medical Group

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Howard L Kidd
(920) 738-2000
1506 S Oneida St
Appleton, WI
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Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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Ernesto Lobrigo Acosta, MD
(920) 749-4000
1818 N Meade St
Appleton, WI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Santo Tomas, Fac Of Med And Surg, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1976

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Stephen G Savage
(920) 749-4000
1818 N Meade St
Appleton, WI
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Stephen Savage
(920) 749-4000
1818 N Meade St # 330
Appleton, WI
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi
Year of Graduation: 1980
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Hospital: Appleton Med Ctr, Appleton, Wi
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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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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