Making a Baby: Everything You Need to Know to Get Pregnant (Google eBook)

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Random House Publishing Group, Dec 10, 2008 - Family & Relationships - 400 pages
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You may have waited a long time. You may have tried and tried. Now your chances of having a baby are better than ever!
 
For ten years, Making a Baby has been the definitive source for couples who want to get pregnant, offering vital information on fertility technology, advances in baby-boosting medications, and cutting-edge medical techniques. Written with compassion and clarity, and now with even more tips on the best ways to prepare the body to get pregnant, this invaluable book, in a newly revised and updated edition, reveals how to protect, increase, and extend your fertility. Inside you’ll find
 
• the four basic requirements for reproduction
• findings from the Harvard Nurses’ Health Study that explain dietary ways to boost fertility
• breakthrough information connecting insulin levels with ovulation
• updates on the importance of marine omega-3 fatty acids in your baby’s development
• groundbreaking pregnancy advice for women over 35
• news about polycystic ovary syndrome—and the recommended fertility drugs that may temporarily override this condition and boost chances of conception
• what every man should know about his long-term reproductive health, including the most recent findings on male infertility
 
This detailed, insightful, and meticulously researched book will help guide you to a wonderful new beginning as a parent!
 
  

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Making a Baby : Everything You Need to Know to Get Pregnant

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Today, there are several hundred thousand in vitro fertilization (IVF) babies around the world, and new discoveries and techniques in the field of reproductive medicine increase the success rate every ... Read full review

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This is the first book of my "babies" reading phase! Read lots of books about pregnancy, breastfeeding, and raising babies. Very informative but hard to understand some of the medical jargon. Read full review

Contents

THE CAUSES OF INFERTILITY
2
9 Top Threats to Making a Babyand How to Manage Them
39
DRUGFREE CONCEPTION
136
Making the FoodFertility Connection
162
BREAKTHROUGH MEDICAL SOLUTIONS TO INFERTILITY
188
Tests He May Need 2 l
222
VorI of ART
242
COMPLEMENTARY APPROACHES TO MAKING A BABY
266
Ancient Therapies to New Age Trends
284
INSURANCE AND LEGAL ISSUES
314
CHOOSING A PRACTITIONER AND CLINIC
327
Appendix
343
References
363
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About the author (2008)

Debra Fulghum Bruce is a medical writer and author of sixty books on health and wellness, including The Sinus Cure and The Fibromyalgia Handbook.


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