Six Steps to Increased Fertility

Six Steps to Increased Fertility

An Integrated Medical and Mind/Body Program to Promote Conception

YES, YOU PROBABLY CAN GET PREGNANT
...and the really good news is that most of you can conceive naturally, without expensive high-tech intervention. The six-step mind/body fertility enhancement program from Harvard Medical School could give you the answer.
  • How can I relax when I'm worried sick about getting pregnant?
  • Can antidepressants affect my fertility?
  • Is there some medicine I can take to increase my sperm production?
  • Does being a vegetarian increase or decrease my chances of conception?

Start to help yourself by learning the newest information on how simple lifestyle changes affect fertility.
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  • Touchstone | 
  • 256 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780684855233 | 
  • December 2001
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STEP 1

Begin Making Healthy Lifestyle Changes Today

If you are thinking about getting pregnant, you can do many simple, effective things right now to improve your chances of conception, because lifestyle can have profound effects on the reproductive functions of women and men. This means that increasing your fertility potential is something that you both can do without outside help: you can adopt healthy ways of eating, you can eliminate habits that may diminish fertility, and you can make sure your weight is within the range that's conducive to starting a pregnancy.

Think of this as a wellness program:... see more

About the Authors

Robert L. Barbieri

Robert L. Barbieri, M.D., is the chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston and the Kate Macy Ladd Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology at Harvard Medical School.

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Alice D. Domar

Alice D. Domar, Ph.D., is the director of the Mind/Body Medical Institute for Women's Health at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, where she is also a senior scientist. She is an assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and the coauthor of Healing Mind, Healthy Woman and Self-Nurture: Learning to Care for Yourself as Effectively as You Care for Everyone Else.

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Kevin R. Loughlin

Kevin R. Loughlin, M.D., is a professor of surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston and a professor at Harvard Medical School.

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