Conquering Infertility: Dr. Alice Domar's Mind/Body Guide to Enhancing Fertility and Coping with Infertility (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Feb 24, 2004 - Health & Fitness - 320 pages
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Infertility is a heartbreaking condition that affects nine million American couples each year. It causes tremendous stress, can trigger debilitating sadness and depression, and can tear a marriage to shreds. In Conquering Infertility, Harvard psychologist Alice Domar—whom Vogue calls the “Fertility Goddess”—provides infertile couples with what they need most: stress relief, support, and hope. Using the innovative mind/body techniques she has perfected at her clinic, Domar helps infertile women not only regain control over their lives but also boost their chances of becoming pregnant. With Conquering Infertility, women learn how to cope with infertility in a much more positive way and to carve a path toward a rich, full, happy life.


  

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Review: Conquering Infertility: Dr. Alice Domar's Mind/Body Guide to Enhancing Fertility and Coping with Infertility

User Review  - Erin - Goodreads

I'm only to Chapter 2 and I am already in love. This should be required reading for anyone who is infertile or anyone that knows anyone that is struggling with infertility. Domar provides a ton of ... Read full review

Review: Conquering Infertility: Dr. Alice Domar's Mind/Body Guide to Enhancing Fertility and Coping with Infertility

User Review  - Sarah - Goodreads

"Conquering Infertility" is not a perfect book. It was written in 2002, and a lot of the medical landscape of assisted reproductive technology -- particularly in-vitro fertilization success rates ... Read full review

Contents

What Is Infertility?
Spreading Stress
How Stress Harms
Which Comes First Infertility or Stress?
The Depression Connection
Depression Research
Are You Depressed?
What About Antidepressants?
Connecting and Communicating
Thinking About Work
What About Quitting?
Secondary Infertility
Infertility in Unmarried Women
Spiritual Stages
Asking for Spiritual Support
Finding a New Faith Community

MindBody Connections
Other Coping Skills
Create a HowtoTellMe Plan
Plan Mental Escapes
Draw Up a Coping List
Think About Your Thoughts
Work to Get Over It
Staying in the Now
Nonsexual Intimacy
Finally Someone Who Understands
A New Way of Thinking
The Relationship Quadrant
He Listens She Listens
News and Goods
On the Other Hand
Support from Friends
Selective Avoidance
Eye off the Ball
Work Stress and Infertility
Coping at Work
Making Peace with Punishment
MindBody Prayer
Coping with Failure
Taking a Break
Surviving Miscarriage
Calling It Quits
Where to Start
Choosing Childlessness
EXERCISE
BODY WEIGHT
WEIGHTLOSS PLANS
ALCOHOL
SMOKING
ACUPUNCTURE
MASSAGE THERAPY CRYSTALS COLONIC IRRIGATION AND THE LIKE
FOR INFORMATION ON INFERTILITY
BOOKS
FOR INFORMATION ON ADOPTION
Copyright

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About the author (2004)

Alice D. Domar, Ph.D. is the founder and director of the world-renowned Mind/Body Program for Infertility and author of the national bestseller, Self-Nurture. She is also Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and the director of the Mind/Body Center for Women's Health at Boston IVF, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

Alice D. Domar, Ph.D. is the founder and director of the world-renowned Mind/Body Program for Infertility and author of the national bestseller, Self-Nurture. She is also Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and the director of the Mind/Body Center for Women's Health at Boston IVF, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

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