Infertility Clinics Waterbury 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.

Charles B Helm, MD
(203) 284-1060
185 Center St
Wallingford, CT
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Daniel T Dennehy MD
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Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Maria C Asis, MD
(203) 562-6741
1435 Chapel St
New Haven, CT
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Asis Medical Associates
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Dr.Richard Holden
(203) 755-2344
140 Grandview Ave # 202
Waterbury, CT
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Medical School: Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1978
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Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Frederick Lipton Cohn, MD
(203) 754-5129
60 Westwood Ave Ste 100
Waterbury, CT
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Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Medical School: Yale Univ Sch Of Med, New Haven Ct 06510
Graduation Year: 1971

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Claudia L Grogean
(203) 754-2535
134 Grandview Ave
Waterbury, CT
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Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Antonio Asis, MD
(203) 562-6741
1435 Chapel St
New Haven, CT
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Asis Medical Associates
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Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Brian D Karsif
(203) 924-7756
415 Howe Avenue
Shelton, CT
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Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Thomas Joseph Mc Namee Jr, MD
(203) 755-2344
134 Grandview Ave
Waterbury, CT
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Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1978

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Dr.Janet Vodra
(203) 755-2344
140 Grandview Ave # 202
Waterbury, CT
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Education
Medical School: Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1990
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Hospital: St Marys Hosp, Waterbury, Ct
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Clare F Ventre, MD
(203) 573-1425
60 Westwood Ave Ste 100
Waterbury, CT
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Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Female
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Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1981

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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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