Infertility Clinics Santa Fe NM

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.

Cecelia A De La Vallee, MD
901 W Alameda St Ste 25
Santa Fe, NM
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Davis, Sch Of Med, Davis Ca 95616
Graduation Year: 1983

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M Khavari, MD FACS
141 Pedregal Pl
Santa Fe, NM
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Teheran
Graduation Year: 1960

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Kathy Moffitt Musello, MD
1700 Cerrillos Rd
Santa Fe, NM
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Pa, Philadelphia Pa 19129
Graduation Year: 1982

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Cleveland H Pardue, MD
(505) 989-0303
465 Saint Michaels Dr Ste 202
Santa Fe, NM
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Family Practice
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1967

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Dr.Lynore Martinez
(505) 988-4922
405 Kiva Ct
Santa Fe, NM
Gender
M
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.3, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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James E Loucks, MD FACS
250 E Alameda St
Santa Fe, NM
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oklahoma
Graduation Year: 1947

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Kenneth C Rowley, MD FACS
(505) 989-8299
PO Box 5415
Santa Fe, NM
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Northwestern
Graduation Year: 1959

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Dr.Donald Brown
(505) 983-6467
546 Harkle Rd # A
Santa Fe, NM
Gender
M
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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1.5, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Lynore Margaret Martinez, MD
405 Stereophile Way
Santa Fe, NM
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med, Albuquerque Nm 87131
Graduation Year: 1992

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Caroline Smoak Keller, MD
(803) 649-7535
2205 Miguel Chavez Rd Ste E
Santa Fe, NM
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1989

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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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