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Any special diet myself or husband she be on while trying to conceive?

Any special diet myself or husband she be on while trying to conceive?

A healthy one: A healthy diet is best when ttc. While special diets for fertility have been touted, it's truly best to just eat healthy, exercise regularly, and simply be healthy. If you want further elaboration, it may be in your best interest to sit down with your fertility doctor and review things important to do before conception (like a woman taking sufficient folic acid). ...Read more

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Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


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Trying to conceive: is there a special diet to make me more fertile?

Trying to conceive: is there a special diet to make me more fertile?

Maybe: There is a book called "the fertility diet" by chavarro et. Al. These harvard researchers show that a healthy diet may be associated with higher fertility. The fertility diet is mostly a low glycemic index diet - healthy complex carbs like whole wheat, brown rice, fruits and veggies, avoiding processed sugars, white rice, white pasta etc. ...Read more

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Okay to diet while trying to conceive? 9th month trying, overweight at 142 lbs, 5'2". Been eating at least 1200cal/day and working out 3x a week 60min

Okay to diet while trying to conceive? 9th month trying, overweight at 142 lbs, 5'2". Been eating at least 1200cal/day and working out 3x a week 60min

Pre pregnancy diet: Dieting while trying to conceive is healthy as long as the diet is balanced with the right amount of protein, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, and minerals. Most women need at least 1200 calories per day. Make sure your prenatal vitamin contains at least 500 mg of Folic Acid daily. Achieving a healthy weight helps with fertility and decreases complications during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Best foods to take while trying to conceive or diet plan for conceiving.

Best foods to take while trying to conceive or diet plan for conceiving.

Balanced diet: The proper balance of fat, mostly vegetable, carbohydrates, complex type from fruits and proteins should do just fine. Avoid caffeine, alcohol and get a Folic Acid (1mg. Daily) supplement. Consult your physician for a complete list. ...Read more

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Can being on a diet and vigorous exercising affect your chances of trying to conceive?

Can being on a diet and vigorous exercising affect your chances of trying to conceive?

Well, the problem: Would be if notnot ovulating due to excess physical or mental stress. In this case you stop ovulating because the brain stops signaling the ovaries to ovaries. It can be seen in marathon runners, starvation or in severe anxiety disorder. It appears you are still on the pill. If unable to conceive after 1 year, that's an issue 2 examine. Pregnancy rates are about 20% a month w/o contraception. ...Read more

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What is a good diet to use when trying to conceive? How much exercise is to much? I have one tube left,i want to be fertile as possible when i can try

What is a good diet to use when trying to conceive? How much exercise is to much? I have one tube left,i want to be fertile as possible when i can try

Go for it: A balanced diet with plenty of fruits and vegetables. Daily exercise of moderate degree lasting at least 30 minutes (walking the dog counts!). One tube is enough. Don't try too hard - just hard enough. If you're not taking folic acid, you ought to be! (even before conception to reduce the risk of neurologic birth defects). Good luck to you! ...Read more

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My insulin resistance is increased n weight is also increasing.I m trying to conceive also but not yet.Plz guide me a good n balanced diet n medicatio?

My insulin resistance is increased n weight is also increasing.I m trying to conceive also but not yet.Plz guide me a good n balanced diet n medicatio?

Treatment: So you should have your numbers measured with a 2 hours test. Likely you would need some medicines to lower your Insulin and sugars. Also if your periods are not totally regular this may be a sign of an underlying hormone disorder. Likely diet alone is not enough. ...Read more

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Which medications should be avoided by both my husband and I while trying to conceive?

Which medications should be avoided by both my husband and I while trying to conceive?

Avoid as much: As possible. In general if you are worried about conception, avoid taking medications if possible. You may have particular medical ailments that require pharmacotherapy(as in medicines), and in that case, you may need to take particular medications. But always review your prescribed medications with your doctor and voice your concerns about conception. ...Read more

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My husband drinks alcohol and smokes cigarettes can this effect us while trying to conceive?

My husband drinks alcohol and smokes cigarettes can this effect us while trying to conceive?

Insightful question: I must say yes even though I am not aware of any confirmed evidence. Alcohol can effect hormone levels in men and the combo likely has you concerned. We are talking about the future father! Any anxiety on your part can interfere with conception. Of course there are many reasons for difficulty with conception but asking your loved one to stop smoking and limit alcohol use sounds good. ...Read more

Dr. Serena Chen
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Trying To Conceive (Definition)

Trying to conceive means trying to get pregnant. Patients understand that the best to conceive is when the women is in the middle of her cycle day 12 to day 14 (with the first day of your ...Read more


Conception (Definition)

Conception is the union of an egg and sperm to form a zygote. The zygote is what ...Read more