Infertility Clinics New London CT

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.

Francis Mayeda
(860) 447-2935
4 Shaws Cv
New London, CT
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Stanley Paul Solinsky, MD
(860) 447-2377
4 Shaws Cv Ste 101
New London, CT
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: Lawrence & Mem Hosp, New London, Ct
Group Practice: Shoreline Obstetrics Gynecology

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Jonathan L LeVine
(860) 447-2935
4 Shaws Cv
New London, CT
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Joseph D O'Keefe, MD
(314) 962-6023
365 Montauk Ave
New London, CT
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1950

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Jeffrey A Simpson
(860) 444-6868
345 Montauk Ave
New London, CT
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Jeffrey A Simpson, MD
(860) 444-6868
345 Montauk Ave
New London, CT
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Auto De Guadalajara, Fac De Med, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Graduation Year: 1981

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Craig Edward Mc Knight, MD
425 Montauk Ave
New London, CT
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1993

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Jonathan Lewis Levine, MD
(860) 447-2377
4 Shaws Cv
New London, CT
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ct Sch Of Med, Farmington Ct 06032
Graduation Year: 1981
Hospital
Hospital: Lawrence & Mem Hosp, New London, Ct
Group Practice: Shoreline Obstetrics Gynecology

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Francis Joseph Mayeda Jr, MD
(860) 447-2377
4 Shaws Cv Ste 101
New London, CT
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ct Sch Of Med, Farmington Ct 06032
Graduation Year: 1986
Hospital
Hospital: Lawrence & Mem Hosp, New London, Ct
Group Practice: Shoreline Obstetrics Gynecology

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Edward J Watson
(860) 443-4148
471 Montauk Ave
New London, CT
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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