Infertility Clinics Owings Mills MD

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.

Fertility Center of Maryland
(410) 296-6400
110 West Road, Suite 102
Towson, MD
Services and Treatments Available
In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Membership Organizations
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Marvin Miles Sager, MD
(410) 235-9820
23 Crossroads Dr
Owings Mills, MD
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1957

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Kenneth M Goodwich, MD
(410) 252-9853
Owings Mills, MD
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1974

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Dr.Michelle Germaine
(410) 828-9200
Sharma Sheo P MD FACOG, 66 Painters Mill Rd Ste 106
Owings Mills, MD
Gender
F
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Gbmc
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Dr.Carolyn Harraway
(410) 367-0999
Sharma Sheo P MD FACOG, 66 Painters Mill Rd Ste 106
Owings Mills, MD
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1993
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Frank J Bottiglieri MD
(410) 339-7640
6569 N Charles St
Towson, MD
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Aaron Howard Magat, MD
(410) 363-9400
23 Crossroads Dr Ste 215
Owings Mills, MD
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1988

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Sheo Pratap Sharma
(443) 394-0520
66 Painters Mill Rd
Owings Mills, MD
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Aaron Magat
(410) 902-9500
23 Crossroads Drive
Owings Mills, MD
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1988
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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William Donald Geis, MD
21 Crossroads Dr Ste 360
Owings Mills, MD
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut 84132
Graduation Year: 1997

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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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